Sharjah Airport welcomed over 3.8 million passengers in Q1 of 2023, recording a 28.01% increase over the same period in 2022, HE Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, revealed.
Sharjah Airport is expected to witness higher footfall growth due to notable passenger services. The aircraft movement also increased by 9.02%, with 23,261 flights by the end of March, compared to 21,336 flights in the same period last year.
His Excellency Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority.
HE Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said: “The passenger growth at Sharjah Airport is a reflection of our strategic efforts to promote travel and tourism. It further solidifies Sharjah Airport’s position as a global destination. We are inching to elevate Sharjah Airport to the top five regional airports and boost its competitiveness globally.”
“We constantly strive to provide the best services to our customers by implementing cutting-edge smart technologies and solutions. It improves our daily operations and fosters connectivity between our tourism destinations. We ensure that every passenger passing through the airport has a distinct travel experience. We are committed to advancing passenger and cargo growth. Our airport expansion efforts will increase its capacity to 20 million passengers by 2026.”
There have been continued efforts by Sharjah Airport Authority to increase passenger numbers and aircraft movement. The Authority has also employed smart solutions for passengers to self-complete their travel procedures for a seamless experience.