Fujairah sees growth in air traffic

FUJAIRAH - Overall air traffic movement at Fujairah International Airport has shown a remarkable growth last year with the movement of passengers, aircraft and cargo growing by 5,844 and 22 per cent respectively.

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Published: Tue 6 Jan 2004, 12:37 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 2:18 AM

Airport Director Khalid Al Mazrouei said air traffic surged to 14,728 in 2003 from 10,243 in 2002, while cargo handled by the airport rose to 38,656 tonnes in 2003 from 31,987 tonnes in for the same period in 2002.

"The number of passengers using the airport in 2003 increased to 104,485 from 65,987 in 2002," he said.

He attributed the spectacular growth to the high quality services rendered by the airport to airlines and passengers.

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