HomeUAESharjah airport receives over 9 million visitors until Sep 2022

Sharjah airport receives over 9 million visitors until Sep 2022


DUBAI, 27 October – Sharjah Airport has announced a new milestone, over 9.5 million passengers were recorded at the end of the third quarter of this year, leading to a growth rate of 141 per cent.

Compared to the same time last year, the airport had 3.9 million passengers.

Aircraft movement at the airport recorded an increase of 81.65 per cent. Over 64,780 flights was announced, as compared to 35,662 flights at the end of the third quarter, last year.

Total cargo handled by Sharjah Airport since the beginning of the year was 135,038 tons, leading to a growth rate of 38.71 per cent. During the same period last year, the airport only handled 97,000 tons.

“We have witnessed an outstanding performance by Sharjah Airport with increased passengers and cargo handling numbers, marking a significant milestone during the recovery period from the Covid-19 pandemic. With this, the airport not only has achieved a remarkable position in terms of statistics and numbers, but also provided high quality of services and achieved customer satisfaction through its smart travel services, digital services, and smart solutions,” said Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority.

The airport has maintained the highest international standards in its offerings and provided travellers with unique travel experiences,” he added.

Travel rates are projected to rise in the last quarter of 2022 due to the increase in tourist destinations and rising demands for travel via Sharjah Airport. — Arabian Business


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