7.8 million passengers pass through Queen Alia International Airport in 2022

Jordan

Published: 2023-01-15 20:46

Last Updated: 2023-02-07 09:04


7.8 million passengers pass through Queen Alia International Airport in 2022
7.8 million passengers pass through Queen Alia International Airport in 2022

The number of passengers passing through Queen Alia International Airport increased by 71.9 percent last year, reaching approximately 7.83 million passengers.

Aircraft movement increased by 46.6 percent, air cargo traffic increased by 5.2 percent transporting 61,290 tons, according to travel data issued by the Airport International Group (AIG).

AIG released a statement saying that it continues to work closely with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Jordan Tourism Board to expand airline networks and destinations, promote tourist sites and enhance Jordan's connection to major regional and global hubs.

AIG pointed out that last year 44 airlines carried out flights to 76 destinations through the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), including new routes and destinations

QAIA became the first in the Middle East, and the second within the Airports Council International for the Asia-Pacific region to achieve level four "Transition" within the Airport Carbon Emissions Management Accreditation Program

The airport was also awarded the Airports Council International’s (ACI) Green Airports 2022 recognition for the Asia Pacific region.


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