Dior to bring its SS19 haute couture to Dubai    AIWFF honours Menna Shalaby    US Palestinian mission to merge with Israel embassy in March    Egypt's Armed Forces kill 8 terrorists in North Sinai: Statement    Egypt's PM opens regional conference on terrorism    Third Awladna International Forum for Arts of Gifted: leap into differently-abled children's talents    New study warns of hegemony of four main crops    AI creates new skills gap in cybersecurity: study    Egypt introduces ‘Mawadda' initiative to fight high divorce rates    Lada's agent has no information about establishing new plant in Egypt    Climate change could raise risk of congenital heart defects    Eating nuts lowers heart disease risk for diabetics    Egypt issues $4 bln in foreign currency bonds: Finance ministry    Saudi prince foresees 'good things' with India on visit overshadowed by Kashmir    Guendouzi surprised by instant impact at Arsenal    Russia looks to extend detention of ex US marine held for spying: Ifax    Bayern stalemate can prove crucial, says Liverpool's Robertson    Egypt's Supreme Organising Committee for AFCON to manage economic aspects of tournament: Madbouly    Sports critic, media figure Khaled Tawhid passes away    NGO's general union to hold meetings with civil society representatives over constitutional amendments    Senyorita targets 18% increase in exports    Shoukry discusses bilateral cooperation with Irish President, officials    16 American states file lawsuit against Trump over border wall    Court upholds adding 241 defendants to terrorist list    Three policemen killed during suicide bombing near Al-Azhar Mosque    Toothless Barca held to goalless draw at defiant Lyon    Comprehensive security    Egyptian authorities arrest two state employees for embezzling EGP 30 million    WFP official says agricultural projects to be implemented in 500 Egyptian villages    Berlinale 2019: Awards announced, festival concludes    Two policemen die in suicide bombing in Cairo    Three policemen injured in Cairo suicide bombing in stable condition    Orange Egypt launches new sports service as 2019 AFCON approaches    Masurian Song and Dance Ensemble EŁK: From Poland to Egypt    Mastercard incorporates sound as new dimension to customer experience: Beatrice Cornacchia    Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory    (AP) Women filmmakers have record showing at Berlin Film Festival    Egypt in the heart of Africa    AUC president to stay    Newsreel    An interest rate cut on the horizon?    Egypt-Africa: More agreements than trade    Pressing for consultations    Homegrown solutions for Africa    All hands on deck    Ismaili are back    Colossus to be restored    Egypt's tale of Africa    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

Passenger traffic at Egyptian airports increases by 12.1% in 2017
Published in Daily News Egypt on 22 - 01 - 2019

The total passenger traffic at airports reached 30.5 million passengers in 2017 up from 27.2 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 12.1%, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced on Monday in its annual bulletin of air transport statistics for 2017.
The total number of flights increased by 1.5% reaching 281,000 trips in 2017, compared to 276,700 trips in 2016, the CAPMAS added.
The total volume of transported goods in 2017 was 320,700 tonnes, down from 338,200 tonnes in 2016, a decrease of 5.2%.
The report mentioned that the total international and domestic passenger traffic was 15.72 million passengers in 2017, compared to 15.71 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 0.1%. This year's figure included 10.7 million international passengers, representing 68.2%, and 5 million local passengers, representing 31.8%. The passenger traffic via national companies scored 51.5% of total passenger traffic at Egyptian airports.
"Total international and domestic traffic of passenger and cargo was 217,500 trips in 2017, compared to 225,100 in 2016, with a decrease of 3.4%, including 134,300 trips by international trips (61.7%) and 83,300 domestic trips (38.3%). The ratio of national companies' flights was 77.4% of total flights," the report read.
The CAPMAS also noted that the volume of transported goods by national companies was 142,800 tonnes in 2017, compared to 134,500 tonnes in 2016, with an increase of 6.2%. The 2017 figure included 80,800 tonnes of exported goods (56.6%), 37.600 tonnes of imported goods (26.4%), and 24,300 tonnes of transit goods (17.0%). The ratio of goods movement via national companies was 44.5% of total goods movement at Egyptian airports.

Clic here to read the story from its source.