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Sharjah Airport welcomes 13.6 million passengers in 2019

Sharjah Airport welcomes 13.6 million passengers in 2019

The airport posted a 13 per cent year-on-year growth in passenger figures

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The Sharjah airport received 13.6 million passengers in 2019, posting a year-on-year growth of 13 per cent, official news agency WAM reported.

The airport welcomed 12 million passengers in 2018, according to the Sharjah Airport Authority.

Aircraft traffic increased 6.45 per cent to 86.5 thousand take-offs and landings, compared to 81.26 thousand in 2018 due to the airport inducting new airlines and adding new flights.

“This is a response to efforts to promote Sharjah Airport’s importance and appeal, and to the increasing number of options provided to passengers, including connections to more than 105 destinations around the world,” Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman, Sharjah Airport Authority said.

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