Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Passengers, flights increase at Muscat, Salalah airports  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 18/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The Muscat International Airport and Salalah Airport have registered strong growth in year-to-date aircraft movements and passenger numbers by the end of April 2014. 

According to a bulletin issued by the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI), the total number of domestic and international flights at Muscat International Airport increased by 3.5 per cent reaching 26,998 compared to 26,079 recorded during the same period in 2013.

'The number of passengers till the end of April 2014 reached 2.95mn compared to 2.73mn during the same period in 2013, an increase of 8.1 per cent.'

The total number of international flights till the end of April 2014 reached 23,922 compared to 23,312 during the same period in 2013, an increase of 2.6 per cent while the total number of domestic flights reached 3,076, an increase of 11.2 per cent compared to 2,767 flights during  the same period in 2013.

Air traffic movement figures showed that the total number of flight landings by the end of April 2014 increased to 11,960 compared to 11,656 during the same period last year. 'Take-off flights also increased to 11,962 during the same period compared to 11,656 in 2013.'

Meanwhile, the total number of international arrivals, departures and transit passengers recorded at Muscat airport increased by eight per cent, reaching 2.69mn by the end of April 2014, compared to 2.49mn during the same period in 2013. 'This includes 1.35mn arrivals, 1.32mn departures and 13,085 transit passengers.'

The NCSI bulletin stated that domestic and international traffic movements at Salalah Airport also witnessed strong growth by the end of April 2014.

The total number of domestic and international flights reached 2,662 compared to 1,880 during the same period in 2013, an annual growth of 41.6 per cent. Meanwhile, the total number of domestic and international passengers recorded an increase of 18.9 per cent, reaching 257,517 compared to 216,534 during the same period in 2013.


 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 29 2015 - Abraaj exists Condor Travel stake to CarlyleMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based Abraaj Group has announced the signing of an agreement to exit its stake in Condor Travel to The Carlyle Group.The exit, through Abraaj's Latin American Fund, marks the first ...

 Aug 29 2015 - GCC construction contracts to drop to USD194b in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Construction in the GCC will increase in value despite a slight dip in the overall contract awards this year caused in part by cheap oil, according to an industry expert.The man behind the ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Middle East business confidence continues to drop in Q2MENAFN
(MENAFN) Business confidence in the Middle East continued to fall in the second quarter of 2015, but not as quickly as it had in the first three months of the year, according to a new survey.The ...

 Aug 29 2015 - 9 hours battling death at sea off the Libyan coastThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Pakistani teenager Shefaz Hamza spent nine hours at sea clinging to the wreckage of a migrant boat that sank off Libya. By the time the coast guard arrived his mother and ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Qatar Exchange index jumps 3.08pcThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Exchange (QE) index finished in the green yesterday, after a sharp rise in all sectors. The market gained 3.08 percent or 337.84 points to reach 11,295.46. The market ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Arabs brace for weak oil for rest of 2015The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A second oil price rout of 2015 has forced Arab Opec members to cut their price expectations for this year, showing they are prepared to tolerate cheaper crude for longer to ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Lebanon- Hezbollah, Christian allies boycott cabinet meetingThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah and allied Christian politicians boycotted a cabinet meeting yesterday, a sign of rising political tensions that have paralysed Prime ...

 Aug 29 2015 - IS kills two generals in IraqThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group killed two Iraqi generals yesterday in the key battleground province of Anbar, as the militants made gains in ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Iraq- At least 11 Daesh Militants Killed in AnbarThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) 11 Daesh militants, some of them belonging to foreign nationalities, were killed in a pre-emptive attack against a hideout of the organization east of Ramadi city, in Anbar ...

 Aug 29 2015 - At least 78 dead in Libya refugee boat disasterThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) At least 76 people have died after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants and refugees sank off the coast of Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Friday. The United Nations ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help