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Sharjah Airport Records Over Three Million Passengers in Q1

Over three million passengers travelled in the first quarter (Q1) of of this yar through Sharjah Airport, witnessing an increase of 119,2 percent as compared to 1,3 million passengers in the same period in 2021. The aircraft movement for the same term also marked an increase in the number of flights by 89 percent with 21,336 flights, compared to 11,279 flights in 2021.

In terms of cargo movement, the airport recorded more than 39,566 tons during the first three months of this year, highlighting an increase of 26,39 percent compared to 2021, with 14,457 thousand tons in March alone.

 H.E. Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman, Sharjah International Airport Authority, said, “The ease of international travel restrictions as well as the gradual recovery from Covid-19, allowed airlines to resume their previously suspended flights, resulting in improved growth rates. This is also in line with the Sharjah Airport’s commitment to providing the highest levels of safety and security for customers during the pandemic, making traveling from and to the city of Sharjah a safe and enjoyable experience.”