HIA received 9.16 million passengers in first quarter of 2019

  • 2 years   ago
HIA received 9.16 million passengers in first quarter of 2019

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has supposedly served an aggregate of 9.16 million travelers in the primary quarter of 2019. HIA has additionally dealt with 56,573 airplane developments and 505,581 tons of load altogether from January to March 2019. 

HIA served 3.2 million travelers in January, 2.8 million in February and 3.15 million in March, which incorporates travelers arriving, leaving and exchanging through Qatar's air terminal, connoting a 5.07 percent expansion from the earlier year. 

The air terminal additionally dealt with 19,458 airplane developments in January, 17,563 developments in February and 19,552 developments in March, which incorporates complete number of air ship departures and arrivals at the air terminal denoting a 8.27 percent expansion from the main quarter of 2018. 

HIA further dealt with 505,581 tons of load in the primary quarter of 2019, with 160,218 tons in January, 154,168 tons in February and 191,194 tons in March. 


Remarking on the conclusion of the primary quarter, Eng. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer at Hamad International Airport, stated: "The solid begin to 2019 outlines HIA's quickened and continued development. As we keep on seeing this enduring development, we are submitted like never before to engage our travelers and keep on furnishing them with a consistent and bother free voyage at the air terminal. HIA tasks will see an expanded interest in front line innovation to help shape the eventual fate of the traveler involvement in 2019". 

The main quarter of 2019 has seen a fruitful begin for Qatar's 5-star airplane terminal, having gotten various honors and honors at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019 held in March 2019. The airplane terminal positioned the fourth 'Best Airport in the World', climbing one spot from a year ago. HIA was additionally granted the title of 'Best Airport in the Middle East' for the fifth year straight and 'Best Staff Service in the Middle East' for the fourth year straight. 

HIA has additionally set out on its second period of extension designs in mid 2019, which will plan to oblige a limit of 53 million travelers yearly at the air terminal by 2022. The development plans will additionally observe an expansion in load ability to 3 million tons for every year.