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Beirut airport passengers up 7% in first five months of 2016

BEIRUT | iloubnan.info - June 25, 2016, 10h01

Figures released by the Hariri International Airport (HIA) show that the number of airport passengers (arrivals, departures, transit) totaled 2,700,119 in the first five months of 2016, constituting an increase of 7.2% from 2,518,137 passengers in the same period last year, Byblos Bank's Lebanon This Week reported.

The number of arriving passengers rose by 8.1% year-on-year to 1,330,113 in the first five months of 2016, compared to an increase of 9.6% in the same period of 2015 and to a marginal decrease of 0.5% in the first five months of 2014.

Also, the number of departing passengers grew by 6.3% year-on-year to 1,363,835 in the first five months of 2016, relative to an increase of 8.5% in the same period of 2015 and to a drop of 6.7% in the first five months of 2014.

In parallel, the airport's aircraft activity grew by 7.1% year-on-year to 27,024 take-offs and landings in the first five months of 2016, compared to an increase of 4.6% in the first five months last year and to a decrease of 0.8% in the same period of 2014.

In addition, the HIA processed 34,249 metric tons of freight in the first five months of 2016 that consisted of 21,611 tons of import freight and 12,638 tons of export freight.

Middle East Airlines had 9,301 flights in the first five months of 2016 and accounted for 34.4% of HIA's total aircraft movement.

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