Airport International Group welcomed the first Queen Bilqis Airways flight to Jordan flying passengers to and from Aden International Airport in Yemen - underscoring efforts to grow the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) airline network.
As of the end of April, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) had welcomed a total of 2,541,458 passengers so far during the year.
Reaffirming Airport International Group’s commitment towards constantly expanding Queen Alia International Airport’s (QAIA) network, the airport recently welcomed the first Norwegian Airlines flight to QAIA, arriving on May 08, marking the start of biweekly flights between Amman and Copenhagen.
According to figures released by Airport International Group, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 1,814,157 passengers during the first quarter of this year.
Stemming from Airport International Group’s steadfast sense of responsibility towards preserving their surrounding environment, Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) was able to complete the requirements of the final level, level 3+, Neutrality, of the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) programme.
Aligned with its efforts towards reducing its environmental impact, Airport International Group (AIG) recently signed an agreement with Shams al Mattar lil-Taqa, wholly owned by Kawar Investment, for the establishment of a 10 MWac solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at Jordan’s Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA).
Royal Jordanian (RJ) and Jordanian Private Jets Services (JPJets) signed an agreement on February 01, where Jordan’s national airline will be the handling agent for all JPJets’ charter flights operating at Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport and King Hussein International Airport, Aqaba.
Queen Alia International Airport welcomed 536,185 passengers throughout the month of November, 2017, marking a 9.8 percent increase in comparison to the same month in 2016, according to statistics announced by Airport International Group.
According to CAPA - Centre for Aviation, Queen Alia International Airport welcomed 785,454 passengers in September, registering a 1.4 percent increase compared to the corresponding month in 2016.
Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 3,609,875 passengers in the first half of the year (H1), up 5.4 percent, while aircraft movements rose 0.7 percent year-on-year, and the amount of cargo handled dropped 1.7 percent over H1 2016.
In June, the hub served 628,787 travellers, a jump of 14 percent over the corresponding month in 2016. Moreover, ACM and cargo also grew, up 8.9 percent and 22.2 percent, respectively.
“We are delighted to see such great results during the month of June, which witnessed the celebration of Eid Al Fitr, as well as an upsurge in travels by both locals and foreigners looking for a change of scenery and new experiences,” commented Kjeld Binger, CEO, Airport International Group