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United Arab Emirates: Sharjah Airport Serves Over 2.8 Million Passengers During July and August – News


There are several expansion plans to raise the airport’s capacity to 20 million passengers in 2026.

by WAM

Published: Wednesday, September 20, 2023, 3:16 p.m.

Sharjah Airport welcomed more than 2.8 million passengers from more than 30 countries across 17,700 flight movements during July and August this year, according to the Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA).

This reflects the trust that passengers have placed in the airport’s services and in providing a distinctive and convenient travel experience, the airport authority said.

The highest percentage of passengers traveling to and from Sharjah airport came from Doha, with around 124,000 passengers, followed by Dhaka, Cairo, Trivandrum and Amman.

These positive figures demonstrate SAA’s efforts to position Sharjah Airport as one of the top five regional airports to offer passengers a safe and seamless travel experience supported by industry-leading services, the airport authority said.

Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said: “We constantly strive to exceed expectations and provide a safe and reliable travel experience to passengers, emphasizing sustainability and innovation. Sharjah Airport Authority remains dedicated to improving the airport’s facilities, infrastructure and infrastructure. “We also hope to implement several expansion plans to increase the airport’s capacity to 20 million passengers by 2026, in line with our vision of positioning Sharjah Airport as one of the five main airports in the region”.


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