QAIAQueen Alia International Airport (Jordan)
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Curtis joins us at a critical stage of the redevelopment andexpansion process of QAIA. He brings extensive international experience ofmanaging similar developments from his time in Canada, Jamaica and, morerecently, Cyprus, and we will be leveraging that experience to deliverchange and create an airport that will transform passengers' travelexperience."
According to statistics released by Airport International Group - the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of QAIA - a total of 918,207 passengers travelled through QAIA in July compared to 868,614 in the same month last year.
The US$700 million worth rehabilitation and expansion works at QAIA are underway as the new passenger terminal is expected to extend over 85,000 square meters.
From the start of the year until the end of June, QAIA welcomed 3,884,518 passengers as well as witnessed 36,301 aircraft movements (ACM) and handled 52,120 tons of cargo - amounting to 1.1 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively - compared to the same period in 2017.
According to figures released by Airport International Group, QAIA recieved a total of 3,148,326 passengers between January and May.
According to figures released by Airport International Group (AIG), the Jordanian company responsible for the expansion and operation of QAIA, the airport also witnessed 22,938 aircraft movements, which marks a 0.7 per cent decrease from last year, in addition to handling 34,225 tonne of cargo during the first four months of 2018, thus registering a 8.6 per cent growth over previous year.
With a capacity of up to 600 pallet positions the new facility is also a significant step in Agility's efforts to serve a variety of their air freight customers in the Kingdom."This new facility opens up an entirely new avenue of trade to companies that want to reach global consumers while keeping their overheads low," said Elias Monem, Agility CEO, Middle East and Africa.Agility starts new QAIA facility
3 (Petra)-His Majesty King Abdullah II and HRH Crown Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah on Wednesday received Sultan of Brunei, Haj Hassanal Bolkiah, at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), who is starting an official visit to the Kingdom today.