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61.7% Rise In Air Passengers During November-December 2022: CAA


(MENAFN- Gulf Times) The months of November and December 2022 saw a 61.7% increase in the number of air passengers compared to the same months in 2021, according to data issued by the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Monday.
The Air Transport Statistics for the two months also revealed a 33.9% rise in aircraft movement in the same period.
The data released on social media showed there were 43,600 aircraft movements in November and December 2022 compared to 32,557 during the same months in the previous year.
Similarly, the number of passengers increased from 4,239,856 in November and December 2021 to 6,857,758 during the same months in 2022.
'This increase coincided with Qatar's hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, between November 20 and December 18, during which the Qatari airspace witnessed significantly large operational intensity,' the CAA said in a statement.
Meanwhile, air freight and mail showed a decline of 17.2% in November and December 2022 as compared to the same months in 2021, dropping to 368,365 tonnes from 444,686 tonnes in the said period.

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