Press Releases

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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


On the sidelines of the Dubai Air Show, Jetex announced today the unveiling of a new flagship private terminal in the heart of the UAE capital, in time for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Read More

15/11/2023AD AirportsNew Era for Abu Dhabi International Airport: All 28 Airlines Now Operating From Terminal A Following Completion Of Transition Phase

A total of 28 international airlines are now fully operational from the state-of-the-art Terminal A at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). All airlines operating from Abu Dhabi international Airport have now fully transitioned to Terminal A, marking a significant ramp up in capacity from the new terminal. Read More

01/11/2023AD AirportsAbu Dhabi International Airport’s Terminal A Ushers Major Milestone for the UAE’s Aviation Sector

The new state-of-the-art Terminal A at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed its first passengers to Abu Dhabi, signalling a new era in aviation history for the UAE. Read More


Abu Dhabi International Airport today released its passenger traffic results for the third quarter of 2023. Read More

26/10/2023AD AirportsAbu Dhabi Airports Launch “Check Your Terminal” Campaign as Terminal ‘A’ Prepares to Open on November 1st

With Terminal A primed to open to the public from November 1st, and Etihad’s Ceremonial flight due to take place on 31st October, Abu Dhabi Airports announced that all major services and facilities are now ready to receive the new terminal’s first passengers. Read More