Passengers at Moroccan airports up 11.9 pct in first 9 months

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-25 00:12:49|Editor: yan
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RABAT, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The number of passengers at Moroccan airports reached 18.8 million during the first nine months, up 11.9 percent year on year, the Moroccan Airports Authority (ONDA) said Thursday.

Between January and September, 7.8 million passengers travelled through Morocco's largest airport, the Mohammed V Airport, representing some 41.5 percent of the total number of the passengers, ONDA statistics said.

Meanwhile, the Marrakech-Menara Airport received 4.7 million passengers, while Al Massira Airport in the city of Agadir recorded 1.5 million.

In September, Morocco's airports posted an air traffic volume of 2.17 million passengers, compared to 1.99 million in the same month of 2018.

In 2018, the number of passengers at Moroccan airports hit a record high of 22.5 million, with a year-on-year increase of 10.4 percent.

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