Muscat International reports 10% increase in passengers

      Published on Tuesday, 30 October , 2018      485 Views     
Muscat International reports 10% increase in passengers


Muscat International airport reported a 9.8 percent growth in passenger numbers for the first nine months of this year.

Oman’s largest airport said 11,419,791 million passengers travelled on 89,045 flights between January and September,

an increase e 9.8 percent in passenger numbers and 5.4 percent increase flights, according to the National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI).

Passenger numbers at Salalah International airport, however, fell by 10 percent to 1.09 million passengers during January-September.

Salalah’s tourism was impacted by Cyclone Mekunu in May and again by Cyclone Luban earlier this month, which was eventually downgraded to a tropical storm.



The total number of flights at Salalah International Airport declined by 16% percent during the nine months to 9,513, with international flights down by 28 percent.

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Category Oman News | 2018/10/30 latest update at 4:38 AM
Source : Arabian Business | Photocredit : Google
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