Airport Passengers Improved by 6.49% by June

Rafic Hariri International Airport (RHIA) activity increased during the first 6 months of 2015, where the total number of passengers improved by 6.49% year-on-year (y-o-y) to 3.11M, compared to a lower number of 2.92M by June 2014.

In details, the number of arrivals went up by a yearly 6.97% to 1.55M by June 2015, as well as departures summing to 1.56M, rising by an annual 6.03%. This is due to the improving security situation in Lebanon, coupled with a positive winter season this year. Moreover, transit travelers augmented by 6.24% to 8,579.

However, taking the month of June alone, the total number of airport passengers shrank by 2.75% yearly to reach 593,382. Arrivals decreased by 2.18% to 317,852, and departures also declined by 4.14% reaching 271,651. In contrast, transit travelers went up from 1,842 in June 2014 to 3,879 in the same month this year. 

Airport Passengers by June (in Millions)

Airport Passengers Improved by 6.49% by June

Source: RHIA

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