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Batayneh checks on new airport terminal
By Petra - Nov 14,2012 - Last updated at Nov 14,2012
AMMAN — Transport Minister Alaa Batayneh on Wednesday checked on the progress of work at the new Queen Alia International Airport terminal, being implemented at a cost of $750 million.
Airport International Group CEO Kjeld Binger briefed the minister on the project, slated to open on February 28, 2013.
The new terminal will increase the airport’s capacity to nine million passengers annually, nearly tripling the current capacity of 3.5 million passengers annually, while future expansion will allow the airport to reach a capacity of 12 million passengers a year.
Airport International Group CEO Kjeld Binger on Wednesday said the new Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) terminal will be fully operational on March 20-21.
Airport International Group (AIG), the Jordanian consortium responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of the airport, announced on Sunday in a press release that the annual traffic of passengers travelling through Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) exceeded six million passengers for the first time in the airport’s history.
Prime Minister Fayez Tarawneh on Thursday checked on the progress of work at the new terminal at the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), being implemented at a cost of $750 million.
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