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Passengers at Muscat airport grow by 9.8%

Passengers at Muscat airport develop by 9.eight%

The total quantity of flights at Muscat International Airport rose by five.four per cent to 89,045 in the course of the January-September period of 2018, from 84,454 for the identical period of final year, according to the newest statistics released by the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI). The quantity of international flights at Muscat International Airport elevated by six.9 per cent to 80,246 in the course of the January-September period of 2018, up from 75,076 for the identical period of prior year.

Besides, the total quantity of international passengers at Muscat International Airport in the course of the January-September of this year was 10,510,374, which incorporated five,233,907 arrival passengers, five,260719 departure and 15,748 transit passengers.

Domestic flights at Muscat International Airport fell by six.two per cent to eight,799 in the very first nine months of 2018, from 9,378 in the identical period of final year.

The total domestic passengers at Muscat International Airport marginally fell by 1.9 per cent to 909,417 in the very first nine months of 2018, against 927,038 for the identical period of final year. Domestic passenger arrivals also declined by two.five per cent to 452,297 although departures fell by 1.three per cent to 456,848 passengers in the course of the January-September period, shows the NCSI report.

The total quantity of passengers at Salalah International Airport fell by ten per cent to 1.09mn in the course of the January-September period of 2018, against 1.20mn passengers in the identical period of final year.

The total quantity of flights at Salalah airport declined by 16. per cent to 9,513, against 11,330 for the identical period of final year.

While the total quantity of international flights at Salalah airport declined by 28. per cent to three,251, the total quantity of international passengers registered a 24 per cent fall at 359,587. Similarly, the total quantity of domestic fights showed a eight.1 per cent fall at six,262, although the quantity of domestic passengers declined by .two per cent to 728,507.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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