Queen Alia Airport welcomes 1.3 million passengers in Q1 2022
By the end of March 2022, Queen Alia International Airport had welcomed 1,330,202 passengers, marking a 195.4 per cent surge, yet a 30.9 per cent decline against 2021 and 2019 figures.
According to Airport International Group, Queen Alia International Airport (AMM) had welcomed 1,330,202 passengers by the end of March 2022, marking a 195.4 per cent surge and 30.9 per cent decline against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. Moreover, the airport recorded 13,684 aircraft movements, indicating a 123.4 per cent increase and 22.9 per cent decrease compared with 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. Queen Alia also handled 13,731 tonnes of cargo, 33.0 per cent higher and 39.3 per cent lower than figures registered in 2021 and 2019, respectively.
In March 2022, QAIA received 561,425 passengers, signifying a substantial 251.3 per cent growth and 17.0 per cent drop against 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. Furthermore, Queen Alia witnessed 5,076 aircraft movements, representing a 131.3 per cent rise and 17.6 per cent fall – as opposed to 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively. The airport also handled 5,430 tonnes of cargo, denoting a 54.3 per cent increase and 35.7 per cent decrease compared with 2021 and 2019 figures, respectively.
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“During the first quarter of 2022, specifically following the international easing of travel restrictions, Queen Alia International Airport experienced a positive turn in year-to-date and year-on-year traffic that helped bridge the gap compared with 2019 pre-COVID-19 figures. Given the interconnected nature of the industry we operate in, such efforts are not only welcome but necessary for expediting the recovery of air transport in Jordan and across the globe,” commented Airport International Group CEO, Nicolas Claude.