Number of air passengers in Qatar surged by 23.2 percent in November 2023
23 Dec 2023News
There is still a massive increase in flight movements, passengers, air freight, and mail in the aviation industry. Comparing November 2023 to the same month the previous year, there was a significant gain in all three sectors.
In comparison to November 2022, aircraft movements in the nation increased by 7% last month, according to the Qatar Civil Aviation Authority. The Authority recently shared the most current Preliminary Airport Transport Statistics, which indicate remarkable numbers in November 2023, in a post on X. In November 2022, Qatar had 20,746 aircraft movements; in the same month this year, 22,195 aircraft movements were noted.
Comparing November 2023 to the same month the previous year, there was a 23.2% increase in passengers. In November 2023, 3.9 million passengers took flights, according to the authorities. However, the officials said that 3.2 million people travelled through Qatar in the same time frame the previous year.
Conversely, compared to the same month in 2022, air freight and mail had a significant rise of 13.2 percent. 210,484 tonnes of aviation freight and mail were transported this month as opposed to 185,926 tonnes the year before. Nonetheless, compared to 193,686 tonnes in October of the previous year, air freight and mail showed a notable increase of 10.2 percent to 213,398 tonnes in October 2023.
Over the past few years, Qatar has seen a notable increase in air passenger traffic. Travellers connecting to and from Asia, Europe, and Africa now use the nation as a significant hub thanks to Hamad International Airport's fast expansion.
Modern amenities and first-rate services at the airport have drawn airlines from all over the globe, boosting connectivity inside the nation.
For the third year in a row, Hamad International Airport has been named the "Best Airport in the Middle East." The airport won the 20th annual GT Tested Reader Survey Awards from Global Traveller for its steadfast dedication to providing outstanding customer care and a passenger-focused airport experience.
Travellers via the airport will have the opportunity to encounter hundreds of carefully chosen activities under one roof, encircled by a magnificent architectural and tropical work of art.