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Passenger traffic at Essaouira Mogador Airport increases about 26% during first half of 2016


Passenger traffic at Essaouira Mogador Airport in Morocco recorded an increase of 26.24% during the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period in 2015.

According to statistics issued by the National Office of Airports, 32,032 passengers used the airport in their travels during the first half of the year 2016, compared to 25,373 passengers during the same period in 2015.

It’s worth mentioning that Essaouira International Airport recorded growth in January, February and March 2016 at a rate of 227.31%, 104.63% and 109.35% respectively, compared to the same months in 2015.

This boom comes as a result of flights connecting the city of Riyah to Paris with three flights a week, and the route linking this city and London two flights a week.

The Essaouira Mogador Airport can accommodate 300,000 passengers per year.

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