Press Releases

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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

25/07/2020ADACHope Probe team touch down at Abu Dhabi International Airport for hero’s return

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the return of UAE Space Agency delegation, participating in Emirates Mars Mission launch when they landed on home soil after a flight from Haneda International Airport in Japan. Representatives from Abu Dhabi Airports were on the tarmac to welcome the team back into the UAE, following the successful launch of the Hope Probe on 20 July 2020 from the Tanegashima launch pad in Japan. Read More

12/07/2020ADACWizz Air Abu Dhabi announces initial network of 6 routes

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, the newest national airline of the United Arab Emirates announced today that it will base two state-of-the-art brand new Airbus A321neo aircraft and start 6 highly anticipated routes from Abu Dhabi on 1 October 2020. Tickets are already on sale on and the airline's mobile app with fares starting as low as AED 129 **. Read More

05/07/2020ADACFirst scheduled Wizz Air flight lands at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Wizz Air and Abu Dhabi Airports have celebrated the arrival of Wizz Air's first scheduled Wizz Air Hungary flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport. Read More

30/06/2020ADACWellness Ambassadors to ensure the health and safety of passengers at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Wizz Air and Abu Dhabi Airports have celebrated the arrival of Wizz Air's first scheduled Wizz Air Hungary flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport. Read More

10/06/2020ADACAbu Dhabi Airports introduces first-of-its-kind touchless elevator technology to enable COVID-19-free environment

In a world first, Abu Dhabi Airports has partnered with Meta Touch, a ground breaking UAE company, to deploy new touchless technology across 53 elevators at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), helping to prevent cross-infection from interacting with elevator buttons and enable a COVID-19-free airport environment. Read More