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Passenger Traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased by 24% in January

Passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased 24 percent in January 2018 to 1.37 million compared to 1.11 million last year, airport authorities said on Monday. This included 716,114 arrivals compared to 553,935 arrivals, as departures also increased recording 716,114 compared to 553,935, a Directorate General of Civil Aviation official said. Some 10,090 flights took place compared to 8,701 flights, including 9,664 commercial flights up from 8,284 commercial flights, said Deputy Director-General for Aviation Safety and Air Transport Emad Al-Juluwi. Meanwhile, air cargo movement at the airport recorded 19,610 tonnes compared to 16,530 tonnes, including 14,570 tonnes of incoming freight up from 13,490 tonnes and 5,030 tonnes of dispatched cargo compared to 3,030 tonnes.