Abu Dhabi Airport passenger traffic up 5% in July

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Passenger numbers at Abu Dhabi International Airport increased 4.8% to 1.4 million in July compared with the same month in 2012, bolstered by Kenya Airways' launch of thrice-weekly flights from Nairobi.

Aircraft movements at the UAE airport during the month grew by 12.1% to 11,400, while the airport handled 63,800t of cargo, up by 26.6% year-on-year.

The top five destinations from the airport in July were Bangkok, London, Manila, Jeddah and Doha.