Complex Made Simple

Air traffic movements rise 7.6% in UAE

According to figures by the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, air traffic movements in the country climbed 7.6% year-on-year in May 2011 to 58153 with an average of 1876 air traffic movements per day, Wam has reported. Dubai ranked first with 25,692 air traffic movements. Over flights stood next at 12,826 air traffic movements. Abu Dhabi ranked third with 8,239 air traffic movements. Air traffic movements in Sharjah International Airport ranked fourth with 5,061 movements, the data showed.