Kuwait Airport Passenger Numbers Fall 8% Despite Increase in Flights

Kuwait International Airport saw more flights but fewer passengers in March compared to the year before.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has announced that the total number of passengers during March reached 1,067,674.

DGCA Acting Director General for Aviation Safety and Air Transport Affairs Abdullah Al Rajhei said that Kuwait International Airport witnessed a decrease in passenger traffic by 8 percent and a rise in flights by 7 per cent, whereas air cargo increased by 14 per cent compared to the year prior.

Kuwait airport data

He added that the number of flights operated from and to KWI during March reached 9,950, compared to 9,283 last year.

He also stated that the most popular destinations during March were to:

  • Jeddah
  • Dubai
  • Cairo
  • Dhaka
  • Doha


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