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QAIA records 4.5 per cent rise in passenger traffic in July


The Jordan Times


AMMAN — Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received 959,560 passengers during July 2019, which constitutes a 4.5 per cent rise compared with the same month in 2018, according to statistics released by Airport International Group on Tuesday.
In addition, QAIA registered 7,927 aircraft movements and 9,672 tonnes of cargo, effecting 2.1 per cent and 13.5 per cent increases respectively, a QAIA statement said.
Since the beginning of 2019, 5,108,561 passengers passed through QAIA, marking a 6.4 per cent rise in comparison with the same period in 2018, the statement said.
“Our positive July performance builds on the steady improvements in passenger numbers recorded during the first half of the year. On this note, we look forward to seeing the promising results anticipated for August following a bustling Eid Al Adha holiday at QAIA,” Airport International Group CEO, Kjeld Binger, was quoted in the statement as saying.
Airport International Group is a Jordanian company that harnesses the airport management and construction expertise of regional and international partners in order to rehabilitate, expand and operate Jordan’s premier gateway, Queen Alia International Airport, read the statement.

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