Oman airports witness 72.4% drop in number of passengers

SourceTimes of Oman
SectorTransport
CountryOman

Muscat: The total number of passengers travelling through airports in Oman (Muscat, Salalah, Sohar and Duqm) at the end of October 2020 reached 4.10 million passengers. Meanwhile, the number of flights landing and departing from Muscat, Salalah and Sohar International Airports at the end of October 2020 reached 29,999 flights, according to the latest data released by the National Centre for Statistics and information (NCSI).The total number of passengers at Muscat International Airport fell to 3.69 million passengers at the end of October 2020 compared to 2019. The total number of flights at Muscat International Airport also fell by 68.1% to 31,321 flights at the end of October 2020, from 98,144 flights in 2019. The number of international flights at Muscat International Airport was 28,267 flights at the end of October 2020, falling 68.4% over the same period of 2019.

Meanwhile, the total number of international passengers at the Muscat International Airport fell by 72.7% at the end of October 2020, reaching 3.39 million passengers. This included 1.61 million passenger arrivals, 1.76 million passenger departures, and 7,858 passenger transits.Domestic flights at Muscat International Airport fell by 65.2% to 3,054 flights at the end of October 2020, against 8,779 flights for ...read more...