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
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
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 own facilities.
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 traditions.
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 Airport.
Abdulla Bin Mohammed Al Thani
Chairman, Department of Civil Aviation