Press Releases

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29/05/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Recognised with Multiple Accolades at Transform Awards 2024

Abu Dhabi Airports proudly announces its impressive wins at Transform Awards 2024, where the company was recognised for exceptional communication and innovation in branding, underlining its ambition to contribute to Abu Dhabi’s vision of becoming a leading global destination. Read More

24/05/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services Announce Partnership to Strengthen Airport Ground Services

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Airport Services have signed a contract to extend their longstanding partnership in providing ground services for passengers at Zayed International Airport. This agreement aims to further enhance the passenger experience by offering advanced and seamless services. Read More

06/05/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Commends its Staff for Outstanding Efforts During April’s Adverse Weather Conditions

Within the framework of encouraging competencies and upholding work values and commitment, Abu Dhabi Airports extended its gratitude to the dedicated airport operational staff and all the involved stakeholders for their exceptional efforts in handling and maintaining smooth operations amidst adverse weather conditions that occurred in mid-April. Read More

26/04/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Reports Strong Results for Q1 2024

Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of the Emirate’s five airports, has released its exceptional passenger traffic results for the first quarter of 2024. The travels of more than 6.9 million passengers were facilitated through the Abu Dhabi Airports’ network from January to March 2024, marking a robust surge of 35.6% compared to the same period in 2023, when figures reached 5.1 million. Read More

21/04/2024AD AirportsZayed International Airport welcomes the UK National’s flag carrier, British Airways, operating daily flights from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow

Zayed International Airport has welcomed the first British Airways flight to Abu Dhabi as it touched down this morning at 09.14. Customers and crew cheered on arrival following a four-year pause of the route. The new route connecting London and Abu Dhabi adds the growing list of international carriers now operating from the state-of-the-art terminal at Zayed International Airport. Read More

12/03/2024AD AirportsZayed International Airport Terminal Named “Best Airport at Arrivals Globally”

Zayed International Airport has been named “Best Airport at Arrivals Globally” by the Airports Council International at the 2023 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards. Read More

01/03/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Receives "Airport Operator of the Year" Award at Aviation Achievement Awards 2024

AD Airports, the leading airport operator in Abu Dhabi, has received the prestigious "Airport Operator of the Year" award at the highly anticipated Aviation Achievement Awards 2024. Read More

27/02/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports and Burjeel Holdings announce partnership to enhance airport healthcare services

Abu Dhabi Airports and Burjeel Holdings have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance and streamline healthcare for passengers at Zayed International Airport, adding to the range of state-of-the-art facilities available at the recently opened terminal. Read More

13/02/2024AD AirportsBurj Khalifa Shines Bright to Commemorate the Launch of Zayed International Airport’s Iconic Brand Identity

On February 12th, Dubai's Burj Khalifa illuminated the skyline in a dazzling display to celebrate the unveiling of Zayed International Airport's brand identity. This momentous occasion pays tribute to the visionary leadership and lasting legacy of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE's Founding Father. Read More

09/02/2024AD AirportsMohammed bin Hamad bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan attends naming ceremony and brand reveal for Zayed International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport renamed Zayed International Airport in honour of the UAE’s Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Read More

05/02/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports announces appointment of Elena Sorlini as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of Abu Dhabi’s five commercial airports, has announced the appointment of Elena Sorlini as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Sorlini transitions into the role permanently after serving in an interim capacity since June 2023. Read More

31/01/2024AD AirportsAbu Dhabi welcomes new airline and increases connectivity with direct flights to Haikou, China

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomed a new airline to Abu Dhabi International Airport, Terminal A, connecting the emirate with the Chinese city of Haikou, capital city of the province of Hainan. Starting on the 30th of January, Hainan Airlines will operate two weekly flights between Haikou and Abu Dhabi, increasing transport and trade links for both passengers and cargo. Read More

12/12/2023AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Announce MOU Signing With Shanghai Airport Authority

Abu Dhabi Airports, the operator of five commercial airports in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, revealed today the establishment of an exchange programme with Shanghai Airport Authority, that recognizes common interests between the two parties, as well as capitalising on opportunities of collaboration in the aviation sector. The agreement was announced through a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Abu Dhabi Airports and the Shanghai Airport Authority (AVINEX). Read More

06/12/2023AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Announce New Development Plans

At BIG5 today, Abu Dhabi Airports announced new development plans for their free zone arm – ADAFZ. The development programme involves the planned construction of multiple Light Industrial Units (LIUs), currently in the master planning phase. Read More

05/12/2023AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Crowned “World's Leading Airport Operator of 2023”

Abu Dhabi Airports announced it has won the coveted award for “World's Leading Airport Operator 2023”, at this year’s World Travel Awards ceremony. Read More