HIA Saw 44.5% Spike in Passenger Traffic in the First Quarter of 2023

  • Publish date: Monday، 08 May 2023
HIA Saw 44.5% Spike in Passenger Traffic in the First Quarter of 2023
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HIA Increases in Passenger Traffic by 164% in First Half of 2022

Hamad International Airport (HIA) recorded a 44.5 percent increase in passengers flying to and from the airport during the first quarter of 2023.

The Doha airport also saw an 18.65 percent increase in aircraft movements during the first three months of the year compared with the same period last year. 

HIA saw 10,315,695 passengers during the first quarter of this year, with 56,417 aircraft arriving and departing from the airport.

The airport reported 3,558,918 passengers in January, 3,240,114 passengers in February, and 3,516,663 passengers in March. 

It also recorded 19,377 aircraft in January, 17,479 in February, and 19,561 in March.

HIA's busiest destinations during the first quarter of the year were London, Bangkok, Dhaka, Manila, and Jeddah.

"This is a remarkable start to 2023 for the airport and is a testament to our commitment to enhancing our passenger experience whether they are travelling to, from or through the airport. With our robust operations and investment in our growth plans, we will continue to magnify our airport infrastructure and product offering to reinforce our competitive position in the aviation industry," HIA's CEO Badr Mohammad Al Meer said.