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QAIA welcomed 4.5mln passengers in 2021-AIG

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AMMAN -Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) received some 4.560 million passengers last year, an increase of 122.3%, compared to 2020.اضافة اعلان

In a press statement on Thursday, Airport International Group (AIG) said QAIA's aircraft movement was up by 92.4%, compared to 2020.

Meanwhile, QAIA handled 58,278 tonnes in 2021, marking an increase of 20.8 from an year earlier, the AIG statement added.

The AIG CEO, Nicolas Claude, said the total "actual" aircraft movements recorded in 2021 were "within expectations, but their numbers have not yet approached the desired levels."

Claude expressed hope to move in line with the global air transport sector on the right track to restore passenger traffic recorded in the pre-pandemic stage.

Noting the future policy, Claude affirmed the continued operation of QAIA, in accordance with international standards and "best" practices.

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