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Kuwaiti International Airport witnesses 24% increase in January Passenger traffic

Updated : Tuesday, 06 February 2018, 02:22:54 AM
This included 716,114 arrivals compared to 553,935 arrivals, as departures also increased recording 716,114 compared to 553,935, said Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
By Vinila Elizabeth Varghese
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Kuwait City (IAMINKUWAIT), Feb 6th: Passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport had increased 24% in January 2018 to 1.37 million compared to 1.11 million last year.

This included 716,114 arrivals compared to 553,935 arrivals, as departures also increased recording 716,114 compared to 553,935, said Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

Some 10,090 flights took place compared to 8,701 flights , including 9,664 commercial flights up from 8,284 commercial flights ,said Deputy Director-General for Aviation Safety and Air Transport Emad Al-Juluwi.

Meanwhile , air cargo movement at the airport recorded 19,610 tones compared to 16,530 tonnes ,including 14,750 tonnes of incoming freight up from 13,490 tonnes and 5,030 of dispatched cargo compared to 3,030 tonnes.   

 

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