QAIA resumes positive passenger and aircraft traffic growth during July 2014
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QAIA resumes positive passenger and aircraft traffic growth during July 2014

QAIA resumes positive passenger and aircraft traffic growth during July 2014

In continuation of its positive traffic growth trend, Airport International Group (AIG) - the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) - announced an increase in passenger numbers (PAX) and aircraft movements (ACM) at QAIA during July 2014.

For the seventh consecutive month, PAX and ACM figures are on a steady rise, surging by 5.6% and 8.4% respectively, to reach 578,026 PAX and 6,335 ACM compared to July 2013. Since the beginning of 2014 and up until July, year-to-date (YTD) PAX and ACM statistics rose by 11.8% and 8.6% respectively as opposed to the same period last year, to come in at 4,154,288 PAX and 42,384 ACM.

"July's figures represent a positive year-on-year increase in PAX and ACM statistics, and were especially enhanced by the Eid Al-Fitr vacation, which occurred at the end of the month. This resulted in a direct increase in flights to and from holiday destinations including the GCC, Egypt, Erbil, London and Vienna," stated AIG CEO Kjeld Binger.

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