Queen Alia Airport welcomes 1m passengers in July

Queen Alia International Airport
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AMMAN — The movement of aircraft arriving at and departing from Queen Alia International Airport, and directly linking Jordan with 69 destinations, jumped 18 percent in July, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

It quoted Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission Chief Commissioner/CEO Haitham Misto as saying Monday that the airport saw an increase of 37 percent in incoming and outgoing flights in July, compared with the same month of 2021, when 5,359 flights were recorded.

Misto also said that passenger traffic saw a growth of 33 percent in July, compared to June, reaching a total of 1 million passengers.

He said about the same number of passengers was recorded in the same month of 2019, and about 700,000 passengers in July last year.

The number of daily flights in July reached 237, compared with 173 during the same month of 2021, and 256 in July of 2019, he said.

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