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Sharjah International Airport: passenger traffic continues to increase in 1Q2009


Sharjah International Airport handled 1.4 million passengers in 1Q2009, up 10% year-on-year. The airport, an important cargo airport for the region, reported an 8.8% growth in cargo to 11.1 tonnes during the quarter. However, aircraft movements fell 3.5%, as carriers cut back capacity due to the global financial downturn. [464 words]

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  • Signs MoU with Etisalat Facilities Management to improve facility management services
  • Alpha Aviation Academy established at Sharjah

Graphs and data:

  • Sharjah International Airport traffic highlights: three months ended 31-Mar-09
  • Sharjah International Airport total passenger numbers and growth (% change year-on-year): Jun-09 to May-09
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