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QAIA: Over 1.3 Million Passengers During Q1

According to Airport International Group, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) had welcomed 1,330,202 passengers (PAX) by the end of March (Q1) of this year - marking a 195,4 percent surge and 30,9 percent decline against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

Moreover, QAIA recorded 13,684 aircraft movements (ACM) - indicating a 123,4 percent increase and 22,9 percent decrease compared with 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 13,731 tons of cargo – 33 percent higher and 39,3 percent lower than figures registered in 2021 and 2019, respectively.

 During the month of March, QAIA received 561,425 PAX - signifying a substantial 251,3 percent growth and 17 percent drop against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA witnessed 5,076 ACM, representing a 131,3 percent rise and 17,6 percent fall - as opposed to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. QAIA also handled 5,430 tons of cargo - denoting a 54,3 percent increase and 35,7 percent decrease compared with 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

 “During the first quarter of 2022, specifically following the international easing of travel restrictions, QAIA experienced a positive turn in year-to-date and year-on-year traffic that helped bridge the gap compared with 2019 pre-COVID figures. Given the interconnected nature of the industry we operate in, such efforts are not only welcome but necessary for expediting the recovery of air transport in Jordan and across the globe” commented Nicolas Claude, CEO, Airport International Group.