Sharjah: The Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) has revealed that Sharjah Airport received over 2.8 million passengers from 30+ countries through 17,700 flight operations during July and August 2023.
The highest percentage of passengers traveling to and from Sharjah Airport was from Doha, the capital of Qatar, with around 124,000 passengers, followed by Dhaka, Cairo, Trivandrum, and Amman.
These positive figures demonstrate SAA’s efforts to position Sharjah Airport as one of the top five regional airports. The Airport also offers passengers a safe and seamless travel experience backed by industry-leading services.
Mr. Ali Salim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said that, “The Sharjah Airport has recorded over 2.8 million passengers in July and August this year, which reflects our commitment to strengthen the Airport’s position as a trusted travel destination. We constantly strive to exceed expectations and provide a safe and reliable travel experience to passengers with an emphasis on sustainability and innovation.”
“Sharjah Airport Authority remains dedicated to boosting the Airport’s facilities, infrastructure, and services. We also hope to implement several expansion plans to raise the Airport’s capacity to 20 million passengers by 2026, in line with our vision to position Sharjah Airport as one of the top five airports in the region,” Mr. Al Midfa added.
With the goal of improving travel experiences for all passengers, Sharjah Airport Authority launched several innovative campaigns during this summer season. It includes the ‘Summer at Sharjah Airport’ and ‘Back to School’ campaigns.
As part of these initiatives, the SAA staff and personnel participated in fun and engaging activities with the arriving and departing passengers, while also distributing presents to the passengers to showcase the airport’s high standards of hospitality.
Passengers, for their part, expressed gratitude and appreciation for the airport’s prompt services and convenience.