September traffic up sharply at B-G

In all, 980,617 passengers made their way through Ben-Gurion in September, with total flights for the month numbering 7,615.

October 9, 2007 08:21


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International traffic rose sharply at Ben-Gurion Airport in September, jumping 28.6 percent over the same month the previous year, according to figures released Monday by the Israel Airports Authority. Some 951,330 passengers passed through Ben-Gurion during the month, entering and exiting the country on 6,895 international flights. The number of international flights represents a growth of 18.4% over the parallel month in 2006. In all, 980,617 passengers made their way through Ben-Gurion in September, with total flights for the month numbering 7,615. Domestic air traffic was down 9.7% from the previous September, with 29,287 passengers taking internal flights during the month. Through September, international traffic has risen 13.8% over the same period in 2006, with 7,766,318 passengers entering and exiting the country via Ben-Gurion. IAA officials expect just over 872,000 international travelers to pass through Ben-Gurion in October, a 5% rise over the same month a year ago. The number of take-offs and landings scheduled for the month is up 3% from October 2006.

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