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Sharjah Hub Registered Passenger Upsurge in July

In July, the number of travellers that passed through Sharjah International Airport rose to one million, representing an 8.2 percent increase in passenger traffic compared to the corresponding month in 2016.

During the month under review, aircraft movements escalated 4.4 percent year-on-year, soaring to 6,900 take-offs and landings.

In addition to the growth in tourist numbers, the volume of cargo processed rose 5.5 percent.

The strategic location of the hub and its connectivity to the country’s seven emirates has been a catalyst for its growth.