Times of Oman
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Upsurge in Salalah air traffic
August 23, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Muscat: Air traffic at Salalah Airport witnessed a remarkable activity till June 2014, recording a significant rise in the total number of flights and passengers.

The overall volume of flights by the end of the first half of 2014 stood at 3,982 flights compared with 3,100 flights in the same period last year, representing an increase of 28.5%.  
Additionally, the total number of passengers increased by 15.6% totalling 386,029 compared to 333,979 passengers in the same period last year.  

Air traffic movement data shows that the total number of international flights at Salalah Airport until the end of June 2014 reached 1,490 flights compared with 722 flights during the first half of 2013, representing an annual increase of 106.4%, while the total number of passengers travelling on international flights increased by 74.5% standing at 115,913 passengers compared with 66,419 passengers.

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