Press Releases

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02/01/2022ADACABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT

Abu Dhabi Airports today marked the 40th anniversary of the official opening of Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) celebrating its contributions to the remarkable ascension of Abu Dhabi as a centre for aviation, trade and tourism. Read More

23/12/2021ADACTraffic on the rise at Abu Dhabi International Airport During Holiday Season

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) today announced holiday traffic will increase almost 400% from 2020 as passenger demand, flight numbers and network presence expand. Read More

24/11/2021ADACABU DHABI AIRPORTS AMPLIFIES VOICE OF MIDDLE EAST AVIATION SERVICES VIA NEW RESEARCH PARTNERSHIP WITH AIRPORTS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL

Abu Dhabi Airports, the owner and operator of the emirate’s five airports, signed a partnership with Airports Council International Asia-Pacific (ACI Asia-Pacific), the voice of airport operators in the fastest-growing regions of the world, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East, to enhance and promote the interests of Abu Dhabi and the UAE airport management industry across the region. Read More

17/11/2021ADACABU DHABI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO WELCOME WIZZ AIR ABU DHABI SERVICE TO MOSCOW VNUKOVO

Abu Dhabi International Airport’s network offering continues to expand following the announcement that Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will launch a new service connecting the UAE capital to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) for the first time on December 15 flying Airbus A-321neo aircraft. Read More

30/09/2021ADACABU DHABI AIRPORT WINS BEST RETAIL ENVIRONMENT AWARD IN 2021 GLOBAL TRAVEL RETAIL AWARDS

At the recent award ceremony held in central London, Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) won first prize for “Best Airport for Retail Environment 2021” at the Global Travel Retail Awards. Read More

01/06/2021ADACAbu Dhabi Airports and Masdar complete development of largest solar-powered car park in Abu Dhabi at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi Airports, the owner and operator of the emirate’s five airports, and Masdar, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies have announced the completion of Abu Dhabi’s largest solar-powered car park, which will save 5,300 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year. Read More

18/05/2021ADACAbu Dhabi International Airport accredited by ACI for its health and safety measures

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has successfully received the Airport Health Accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI), as a testament of its implementation of extensive health and safety measures in response to the global pandemic. Read More

09/03/2021ADACAbu Dhabi Airports launches rapid Covid-19 testing

: Abu Dhabi Airports, in partnership with Pure Health and Tamouh Healthcare, has launched rapid free Covid-19 PCR testing for all arrivals, except those in transit, with results provided in around 90 minutes. The new state of the art RT-PCR lab offers testing within Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to facilitate air travel procedures and support quarantine tracking procedures. Read More

14/11/2020ADACAbu Dhabi International Airport gears up to introduce new ‘Smart Travel’ features

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) is trialing a new enhanced 'Smart Travel' system, developed by Abu Dhabi Airports in partnership with Convergent AI and powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI), to shorten queues and streamline processes throughout the airport to deliver a smoother and more seamless passenger experience. Read More

23/09/2020ADACAbu Dhabi International Airport celebrates the national day of Saudi Arabia

​The flag of Saudi Arabia embellished Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) in celebration of the national day of the Kingdom, marking the close ties between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, especially in the fields of air transport and cargo. Read More

19/09/2020ADACAbu Dhabi International Airport introduces new Fast Track Flight Connections initiative to facilitate the transfer passengers’ journe

Abu Dhabi International Airport has launched a new initiative for international transfer passengers, facilitating shorter connection times by increasing the speed of transiting through the airport by 27%, delivering an enhanced and seamless passenger experience. Read More

09/09/2020ADACWizz Air Abu Dhabi celebrates the arrival of the first new aircraft

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the joint-venture established between ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies, and Wizz Air Holdings Plc, has recently received national carrier status from the UAE government subject to meeting regulatory standards prior to starting operations. Read More

07/09/2020ADACAbu Dhabi Duty Free launches emirate’s first duty-free home delivery service

Abu Dhabi Airports Duty Free, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Airports, has launched a new home delivery service, allowing residents across the UAE to buy Abu Dhabi Duty Free products from the comfort of their homes. Read More

21/08/2020ADACAbu Dhabi Airports welcomes passengers travelling aboard Middle East Airlines

In line with the gradual resumption of commercial flights at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Middle East Airlines has resumed its flights between Beirut, Lebanon and the UAE capital. Read More

16/08/2020ADACAbu Dhabi Airports Free Zone sees increase of new customers by 109% in H1 of 2020

ADAFZ has also welcomed two major international companies, SMSA Express and Honeywell, to its portfolio. The recent success is a reflection of ADAFZ's central role in bolstering the economy of both the emirate and the nation during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More