UAE air traffic movement up 5.1% in January

February 17, 2014 1:50 am

Air traffic movements in the UAE rose 5.1% in January, compared with the same month in 2013, Gulf News has reported. The monthly report of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) said that total air traffic movements last month were 68,620, with an average of 2,214 air traffic movements per day. According to the report, Dubai ranked first with 31,995 air traffic movements. Over-flights stood next at 12,072 air traffic movements. Abu Dhabi ranked third with 10,664 air traffic movements. Sharjah International Airport came next with 5,633 movements. Local flights between UAE airports totalled 5,634 movements, the report said.