Times are changing fast at Sharjah International Airport
and we are constantly updating facilities and equipment
to keep pace with the dynamic growth and market demand
that we have experienced at this airport.
open skies, open ground policy, which results in flexibility
and competitiveness, has attracted both large and
small operators, keen to take advantage of the opportunities
that await them here.
has always been a prominent force at the airport and
we are proud to announce that we have reached a record
level of cargo handled by any Middle East airport.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all
our customers, airlines and agents who have contributed
to this success. As a display of our commitment to
this sector we have opened a new terminal to satisfy
and cope with the growth and to further enhance our
logistical support. We have witnessed a healthy increase
in sea-air cargo, highlighting the excellent connections
with our local ports.
value greatly the custom of all the airlines using
the airport and it is our intention to serve their
needs and in turn, those of their customers, to the
very best of our ability. We are still the only airport
in this region to allow airlines to operate with their
traffic grows in our region, so will the airport.
We are very open and flexible to their needs and expect
even greater passenger numbers in the coming years
as visitors discover the delights of this beautiful
emirate full of Islamic architecture, heritage and
shall continue to enhance our position both locally
and internationally. However, our fundamental philosophy
remains the same: to deliver the very highest standards
of facilities and service to all our customers. We
look forward to seeing you at Sharjah International
Abdulla Bin Mohammed Al Thani
Chairman, Department of Civil Aviation