7.3 million passengers used HIA in Q1 of 2015

Hamad International Airport (HIA) served a record 7.3m passengers during the first quarter of 2015, representing a 17 percent increase from the number of passengers who travelled through the previous hub, Doha International Airport, during the same period in 2014.

HIA saw 7,360,308 passengers pass through its gates during the first quarter of 2015, with 2,589,403 passengers departing, arriving and transiting in January, 2,285,221 in February, and 2,485,684 passenger movements in March.

The same period in 2014 saw 6,294,910 passengers travelling through the Doha International Airport, including 2,191,148 passengers in January, 1,973,823 in February, and 2,129,639 in March.

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Cargo tonnage totalled 249,769 tonnes in the first quarter of 2015, representing a 9 percent increase, compared to 228,831 tonnes of cargo transported in the same timeframe in 2014.

HIA has also seen an increase in aircraft movements with 49,208 movements during the first quarter of 2015, a 14 percent increase in aircraft take-off and landing at the airport, compared to 43,155 movements during same period last year.
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Source News: Qatar Living