119% growth in the number of passengers through “Sharjah Airport” in the first quarter

– Sharjah Airport Performance in Q1 2022:

* More than three million passengers

* 21,336 flights, an increase of 89%

* Handled 39,566 tons, an increase of 26%

Sharjah: “Gulf”

Sharjah airport achieved positive results and remarkable growth in the number of passengers, cargo volume and air traffic during the first quarter of 2022. From January to the end of last March it received; More than 3 million passengers compared to 1.3 million passengers in the same period in 2021, an increase of 119%.

The movement of aircraft in the first quarter of this year 2022 registered an increase in the number of flights of more than 89%, registering 21,336 flights, compared to 11,279 flights in the same period of the previous year.

In terms of air cargo traffic, Sharjah airport registered more than 39,566 thousand tons during the first three months of this year, a growth of 26% compared to the same period last year, including 14,457 thousand tons during the month alone. of March.

positive growth

Ali Salem Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Airport Authority, said: “The relaxation of international travel restrictions and the gradual recovery from the “Covid-19” pandemic, which allowed airlines to resume their previously suspended flights, contributed achieve positive growth rates. which are in line with the efforts The tireless efforts made by Sharjah Airport to provide the highest security standards for travelers and customers, during the pandemic, to make the travel experience to and from the Emirate of Sharjah easy, safe and distinctive.

Al Midfa added: “Through the strategy it adopted last year of launching innovative new services and expansion projects, Sharjah Airport was able to gain the trust of a wide segment of travelers and customers, and strengthen its partnerships by attracting new airlines. and cargo companies, which is in line with our vision of being among the top 5 regional airports in providing a distinguished travel experience and pioneering services to travelers.”

During the first quarter of this year, Sharjah Airport continued its commitment to providing the best innovative and modern services to travelers and customers and its enthusiasm for their safety and security, resulting in the recent award for Best Airport for providing a distinguished service. to clients from the Middle East within the category of airports whose capacity ranges between 5 and 15 million passengers per year, and the international recognition of the “Voice of the Client” award by Airports Council International.

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