25-Feb-2013 4:39 PM

Passenger traffic at Morocco's airports increased 1.6% in Jan-2013

Morocco's Office National Des Aeroports reported (Feb-2013) traffic at the country's airports increased 1.6% year-on-year to 1.1 million in Jan-2013. Traffic increased 4.2% to 560,000 at Casablanca Mohammed V Airport, 5.3% to 251,000 at Marrakech Menara Airport and traffic declined 1.4% to 99,000 at Agadir Al Massira Airport. International traffic in Morocco increased 1.9% to 996,000, including a 24% increase in traffic from the Middle East and Far East to 68,000, representing 6.1% of total traffic. Cargo traffic declined 0.7% to 4348 tonnes. [more - original PR - Arabic and French]