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Abu Dhabi Airports: 'Seamless operations despite challenging weather, thanks to strong collaboration with competent authorities'

Abu Dhabi Airports: 'Seamless operations despite challenging weather, thanks to strong collaboration with competent authorities'
7 May 2024 10:05

ABU DHABI (WAM)

Abu Dhabi Airports commended the exceptional efforts made by airport staffs and partners in maintaining seamless operations during the weather conditions that the country experienced recently.

In a statement on Tuesday, the authority said that despite the challenges posed by the weather, airport staff demonstrated unparalleled commitment and professionalism to prevent service disruptions and any repercussions on passengers. It noted that the effective coordination between the staff contributed to the smooth continuation of operations.

The statement pointed out that airport staff worked tirelessly from the onset of the weather conditions to ensure the safety and comfort of all passengers in full coordination with Etihad Airport Services and the airlines operating at the airport.

The statement indicated that several government agencies have provided immediate support, including the National Guard Command, whose members accompanied passengers to safety and facilitated all travel activities, from immigration procedures to emergency visas for transit passengers and travel procedures offices to meet the increased demand from passengers due to the diversion of many flights to Zayed International Airport.

This is in addition to customs officers who rushed to open all arrival and hand luggage counters to handle the situation on the ground quickly and effectively, and traffic police officers for their immediate response, at the time the police closed roads and redirect traffic to safe areas inside the airport buildings.

In this regard, Abu Dhabi Airports honoured the airport staff who contributed to dealing with the repercussions of the exceptional weather conditions that the country witnessed in recognition of their efforts and effective contribution to reducing their impact on operational processes.

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