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
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