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127% more flights this January at QAIA than in January 2021

An undated photo of the interior of Queen Alia International Airport. (File photo: Nayrouz Ali/Jordan News)
AMMAN — Chairman of the Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) Haitham Misto said that inbound and outbound flights through Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) were 7 percent fewer in January than in December of last year, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

In January, QAIA witnessed 4,630 inbound and outbound flights, connecting the Kingdom with 73 direct international destinations, 127 percent more than the 2,038 flights during January 2021, Misto added.

He said that passenger traffic increased significantly, by 160 percent, in January, compared to the same month of 2021; the number of passengers arriving at and departing from QAIA reached about 396,000, compared to 152,000 passengers arriving and departing during January last year.

There were 150 daily flights in January, 160 flights in December, and 66 flights during January 2021, according to Misto.

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