Abu Dhabi Airport and its home carrier, Etihad, build a third mega-hub in the Middle East.
Middle East Airports have postedabove average growth rates in the past several years and 2011 looks set to continue the trend despite the Arab Spring and political unrest that has at times paralyzed commercial airline operations in several countries in the region. So while Airports Council International (ACI) data for the 2011 first half shows that Middle East airports’ traffic growth was down year-over-year, the region still enjoyed a 6.9% increase in passenger throughput ...
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