25-Jan-2012 10:13 AM

Muscat reports record 12% increase in 2011 pax to 6.4 million

Oman's Muscat International Airport handled an all-time record of 6.4 million passengers in 2011, a 12.0% year-on-year increase. The peak month of the year was in Jul-2011 when 623,119 passengers were handled. The highest region for passenger numbers is the Indian Sub-continent with 2.5 million annual passengers, followed by the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries with 2.2 million passengers. Other regions such as the domestic market, Africa, Europe and the Far East also witnessed an increase in passenger numbers. [more - original PR]