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Posted On: 27 July 2022 02:39 pm
Updated On: 27 July 2022 03:19 pm

Hamad International Airport sees over 3 million passengers in June 2022

Tracy Quirino
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The Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA) has released in a tweet on 27 July 2022 the statistics on the air transport for June 2022. It showed that the Hamad International Airport (HIA) received 3,106,063 passengers in June 2022, an increase of 149.3% from last year's June passenger count of 1,245,766.

As per QNA, this shows a gradual recovery of this sector after the coronavirus pandemic, as aircraft traffic at HIA increased during June 2022 by 39.3% compared to the same month last year.

The number of flights increased to 18,155 flights in June 2022, up from 13,031 flights in June 2021, while freight and mail traffic witnessed a decrease of 9.4% compared to the same month of 2021.

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Source: Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (QCAA), QNA
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