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Queen Alia International Airport Queen Alia International Airport

QAIA Served over 600,000 Passengers in May

In May, 619,630 passengers passed through Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), a year-on-year drop of 1.9 percent, while aircraft movements (ACM) rose one percent to 6,268.

This brings the number of travellers served in the first five months of the year to 2.98 million, a 3.8 percent jump over the corresponding period in 2016.

Meanwhile, year-to-date ACM declined one percent.

In terms of cargo, in May there was a 2.2 percent increase year-on-year, while the year-to-date figure fell 6.5 percent.

Kjeld Binger, CEO, Airport International Group, commented “We are pleased to see that we have transcended the 2016 benchmark and hope to continue pushing boundaries and exceeding expectations in the months and years ahead.”