AIG 'optimistic' travel flow to pick up after easing Covid-19 restrictions

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AMMAN - The CEO of Airport International Group (AIG), Nicolas Claude, expressed optimism about easing the Covid-19 pandemic-related measures and restrictions imposed on travel movement, foremost is cancellation of negative PCR tests for travel to Jordan at the beginning of the current March, according to Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

In a press statement on Thursday, Claude said:" The traffic statistics for February clearly indicate that QAIA has not recovered to pre-Covid-19 crisis levels just yet."

"Nevertheless, we remain optimistic that with the current easing and inevitable lifting of travel restrictions - illustrated by the cancelation of the negative PCR test requirements to travel to Jordan from 1 March 2022 - traffic will pick up the pace during upcoming seasons," he noted.

During the month of February, QAIA received 372,880 PAX, denoting a 168.2% growth and 37.2% drop against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

In addition, QAIA witnessed 3,978 ACM, indicating a 110.4% rise and 27.9% fall as opposed to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

QAIA also handled 4,254 tons of cargo, experiencing a 31.1% increase and 40.4% decrease compared to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

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