KUWAIT, Feb 5 (KUNA) -- Directorate General of Civil Aviation announced
Wednesday that the passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased
by six percent with the number of arriving and departing passengers reaching 9,
376,618 compared to 2012.
The directorate said in its annual statistics' sheet that the number of
passengers arriving at the airport reached 4,717,532 in 2013 compared to 4,483,
141 in 2012, with an increase of five percent.
The number of departing passengers reached 4,659,086 in 2013 compared to 4,
394,742 in 2012, with an increase of six percent, noted the directorate,
adding that the number of commercial flights to and from Kuwait Airport in
2013 reached 78,135 with an increase of three percent compared to 75,588
flights in 2012.
The GCC sectors recorded the highest percentage in passenger traffic with
46.4 percent, followed by Arab sectors with 20.6 percent, Asian by 21.9
percent, European, American, and African with 11.1 percent.(end)
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