Over 750,000 Passengers Travel through Queen Alia International Airport during September

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Amman, October 2019: Airport International Group announced that Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 751,810 passengers (PAX) during September, resulting in a 1.9% rise in comparison with the same month last year. Moreover, QAIA witnessed 6,771 aircraft movements (ACM) and handled 9,329 tons of cargo, registering a 0.7% and 9.4% increase, respectively.

Between January and September, QAIA received 6,913,596 PAX, effecting a 5.7% increase as opposed to the same period in 2018. Meanwhile, year-to-date (YTD) ACM amounted to 61,266, represented by a 3.7% surge, and YTD cargo settled at 76,180 tons, recording a 1.7% decline.

“We are very pleased with the positive monthly PAX figures we have been experiencing since the beginning of the year, which are a clear indication that our collective efforts are being steered in the right direction and are coming to fruition. We will continue to work towards helping QAIA reach its full potential as Jordan’s prime gateway to the world while playing a vital role in promoting the Kingdom as an attractive tourist destination, both regionally and internationally,” stated Airport International Group CEO, Kjeld Binger.

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