Amman's Queen Alia International Airport welcomes over 5.8m passengers during Jan-Sep 2022 Amman's Queen Alia International Airport welcomes over 5.8m passengers during Jan-Sep 2022
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Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport welcomes over 5.8m passengers during Jan-Sep 2022

Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport welcomes over 5.8m passengers during Jan-Sep 2022

The passenger numbers registered a 89.6 per cent increase against 2021 figures

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Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Amman has welcomed 5,835,186 passengers during the first nine months of 2022.

The passenger figures registered a 89.6 per cent increase and a 15.6 per cent decline against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.


Meanwhile, QAIA received 51,463 aircraft movements (ACM), 63.2 per cent more and 16 per cent less than the figures recorded during the same periods in 2021 and 2019, respectively.

The airport handled 45,935 tons of cargo figures from the beginning of the year until September, marking a 9.7 per cent rise and 39.7 per cent drop compared with 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

During the month of September, 696,096 passengers traveled through QAIA, up 24.8 per cent and down 7.4 per cent against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. Additionally, the airport witnessed 5,614 aircraft movements, indicating a 6.6 per cent growth and 17.1 per cent drop compared to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 5,557 tons of cargo during the month.

“We are continuing to build on our close collaborations with various stakeholders to grow our airline and destination networks, as demonstrated in September by the arrival of the first direct Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa, which expanded our reach into the African continent, which further diversified the travel options available to our passengers via Jordan’s prime gateway to the world,” said Airport International group CEO, Nicolas Claude.

Also read: Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport welcomes over 4.1m passengers during Jan-Jul 2022

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