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The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received approximately 4.089 million passengers during the first eleven months of the year, amounting to a 113.4 percent increase in comparison with 2020 and a 50.5 percent decrease compared to 2019.

QAIA received 41,630 aircraft movements (ACM), which is a 87.2 percent increase from the year before and a 43.5 percent decrease in comparison with 2019. The airport handled 53,033 tons in terms of year-to-date cargo, recording an 18.3 percent increase from the year before and a 43.7 percent decrease compared to 2019.

During November 2021, a total of 469,488 passengers passed through QAIA, marking a 25.3 percent decrease in comparison with 2019. QAIA also witnessed 4,947 ACM, which is a 14.8 percent decrease from 2019. As for year-to-date cargo, QAIA handled 4,981 tons of cargo, amounting to a 42.5 percent decrease compared to 2019.

Airport International Group Weighs In

The CEO of Airport International Group, Nicolas Claude, said passenger traffic is still below anticipated after it recovered to approximately half to date, compared to 2019 figures.

Claude stressed that the Airport International Group remains committed to providing passengers with a safe and comfortable travel experience throughout QAIA, despite the weak international response to the continuously shifting COVID-19 situation.

Source: Petra News


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