Queen Alia international airport receives over 395,800 passengers during January 2022

posted on 22nd February 2022 by Eddie Saunders
Queen Alia international airport receives over 395,800 passengers during January 2022

According to statistics released by Airport International Group, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 395,897 passengers during January 2022 – noting a 161.3% surge and 39.5% decline against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

Moreover, QAIA recorded 4,630 aircraft movements during the month, marking a 127.2% increase and 23.6% decrease against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.

QAIA also handled 4,048 tons of cargo, which were 13.6% higher and 42.4% lower than the figures registered in 2021 and 2019, respectively.

“As evident by the traffic statistics for the month of January, the passenger, aircraft movement and cargo numbers at QAIA are still well below pre-pandemic levels despite the improvements compared with 2021 figures.” commented Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.

“We are hopeful our industry will continue to build passenger confidence in safe air travel as measures and restrictions worldwide are eased, and we look forward to seeing the effect this will create on our year-on-year traffic throughout 2022”.