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QAIA received over 5.1m passengers as of August 2022

By JT - Sep 12,2022 - Last updated at Sep 12,2022

AMMAN — Airport International Group (AIG) revealed that Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 5,139,090 passengers (PAX) during the first eight months of 2022 – indicating a 103.9 per cent surge and 16.6 per cent decline against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

QAIA also recorded 45,849 aircraft movements (ACM), marking a 74.5 per cent increase and 15.9 per cent decrease compared to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively, according to a AIG statement. 

QAIA also handled 40,378 tonnes of cargo, which were 13.9 per cent higher and 39.6 per cent lower than the figures registered in 2021 and 2019, respectively. 

During August, QAIA received 942,286 PAX, denoting a 41.6 per cent growth and 10.5 per cent drop against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. 

The airport also witnessed 6,945 ACM, showing a 21.8 per cent rise and 18.8 per cent fall as opposed to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 6,007 tonnes of cargo, up by 0.2 per cent and down by 27.0 per cent against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. 

“While our August traffic statistics point towards some improvements, thanks partly to increased travel during the Eid and summer holidays, the numbers remain below those of 2019. Nevertheless, we at Airport International Group will continue to work towards expanding QAIA’s destination and airline networks, while further bolstering our customer service levels, to maintain passenger satisfaction and promote enhanced traffic at Jordan’s prime gateway to the world,” commented Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.


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