QAIA registers consistent passenger and aircraft traffic growth for March 2014

Press release
Published April 27th, 2014 - 06:00 GMT
Airport International Group
Airport International Group

Airport International Group (AIG), the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) - continues to record positive results for QAIA passenger traffic (PAX) and aircraft movement (ACM) in March 2014. 

Up by 3.4%, PAX figures rose from 549,861 PAX in March 2013 to 568,734 PAX in March 2014, bringing the year-to-date (YTD) PAX rate up by around 12.1% from 1,472,524 PAX to 1,651,415 PAX during the same period. Meanwhile, ACM witnessed a 4.8% increase, with traffic rising from 5,692 ACM in March 2013 to 5,963 ACM in March 2014, pushing YTD ACM up by 7%. 

“Our consistently positive traffic results are further testament to our ongoing efforts to position Queen Alia International Airport as a globally acclaimed gateway that delivers top-notch services and world class facilities. We are proud to be witnessing such promising results, in line with our goal to raise Jordan’s profile as a regional transfer hub and improve the airport’s service quality,” commented AIG CEO Kjeld Binger.

Background Information

Airport International Group

Airport International Group (AIG) is the strategic Jordanian investor in charge of operating, maintaining and rehabilitating Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA). AIG’s private shareholders include Abu Dhabi Investment Company (UAE), Noor Financial Investment Company (Kuwait), Edgo Group (Jordan), Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) Limited (Cyprus), J&P-Avax (Greece) and Aéroports de Paris Management (France).

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