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20-Jan-2011 11:35 AM

Oman pax traffic up in 2010

Oman Airports Management Company announced (19-Jan-2011) passenger traffic at Muscat up 26% - traffic highlights in 2010:

  • Passenger numbers:
    • Muscat: 5.8 million, +26%;
      • Arriving: 2.8 million, +25%;
      • Departing: 2.8, +27%;
    • Salalah: 455,297, +7%;
  • Aircraft movements:
    • Muscat: 67,160, +21%;
    • Salalah: 5085, +0.6%;
  • Air cargo:
    • Muscat: 95,712 tonnes, +50%;
    • Salalah: 1265, -0.3%.

Oman Airports Management Company attributed the rise to increases in economic and tourism activity, the expansion of Oman Air destinations and fleet, and the increase in the numbers of flights by Air Arabia, Air India Express, flydubai, Kenya Airways and Shaheen Air.