More than 590,000 Passengers Traveled through Queen Alia International Airport in February

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Amman, March 2019 - Official statistics released by Airport International Group showed that Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 593,427 passengers (PAX) during the second month of the year, registering a significant rise of 9.2% compared to 2018 - marking it as the highest February in QAIA history. Meanwhile, QAIA witnessed 5,521 aircraft movements (ACM) and handled 7,139 tons of cargo, recording an 8.6% increase and a 4.7% decrease, respectively.

From the beginning of the year until the end of February 2019, QAIA received 1,247,970 passengers, indicating 6.9% growth in year-to-date (YTD) PAX figures, as opposed to the same period in 2018. Moreover, YTD ACM totaled at 11,584, marking a notable 7.7% surge, while YTD cargo stood at 14,166 tons, amounting to a 9% drop.

“We are pleased to have once again surpassed yet another monthly benchmark this February. We are excited to see what the upcoming months will bring and hope to maintain this steady growth throughout the entire year,” commented Kjeld Binger, CEO of Airport International Group.

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