Queen Alia International Airport Welcomes Over 4 Million Passengers until November 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021

Amman, December 2021: Airport International Group announced that Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 4,089,382 passengers (PAX) during the first 11 months of 2021 - a 113.5% increase and 50.5% decline against 2020 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also received 41,630 aircraft movements (ACM), which was 87.2% more and 43.5% less than the figures recorded in 2020 and 2019, respectively. Meanwhile, QAIA handled 53,033 tons of cargo, registering a 18.3% rise and 43.7% drop compared with 2020 and 2019 figures, respectively.

In November 2021, 469,488 PAX and 4,947 ACM passed through QAIA - representing a 25.3% and 14.8% decline against 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 4,981 tons of cargo - recording a 42.5% decrease as opposed to 2019 figures.

“We’re now one month away from the end of 2021 and passenger figures are still underperforming as evidenced by our traffic statistics, having recovered so far roughly half of what we recorded back in 2019. While international response to the evolving epidemiological situation worldwide is compromising the global connectivity gained to date, we remain committed to providing our passengers with a safe and comfortable airport experience,” commented Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.

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