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 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