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Airport International Group expressed how pleased they were with QAIA’s five month success Airport International Group expressed how pleased they were with QAIA’s five month success

Queen Alia Airport Welcomes Over Three Million Passengers

During the first five months of this year, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 3,148,326 passengers, marking a significant increase of 5.6 percent in year-to-date passenger numbers as compared to the same period in 2017, according to figures released by Airport International Group.

QAIA also witnessed 29,174 aircraft movements (ACM), in addition to handling 39,651 tonnes of cargo from the beginning of the year until the end of May, noting a minor 0.7 percent decrease and 7.4 percent rise, respectively.

During May, the Airport registered a total of 606,868 passengers, reflecting a slight drop of 2.1 percent from the same month in 2017. Moreover, ACM stood at 6,236 with a 0.5 percent decrease, while cargo reached 8,603 tonnes, amounting to a 3.3 percent growth, registering a notable upturn from May 2017.