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Jordan, September 11, 2019
QAIA welcomes more 5 million passengers in 9 months

Amman, Sept. 10 (Petra) -- The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received 959,560 passengers (PAX) during July 2019 - a 4.5% rise as opposed to the same month in 2018. In contrast, QAIA registered 7,927 aircraft movements (ACM) and 9,672 tons of cargo, effecting 2.1% and 13.5% increases, respectively, according to statistics released by Airport International Group, the airport's operator.

In terms of year-to-date (YTD) figures, 5,108,561 PAX passed through QAIA, marking a 6.4% rise in comparison with the same period of 2018. Meanwhile, YTD ACM grew by 4.3% to reach 45,940, whereas YTD cargo decreased by 3.3% to settle at 58,622 tons.

'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,' stated Airport International Group CEO, Kjeld Binger.

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