Zambia Airports Corporation records 12.4 % rise in passenger numbers in first quarter

Zambia Airports Corporation Limited says it recorded a positive growth for the first quarter of 2018 with 413,961 general passenger movements.

Communications and Brand Manager Mweemba Sikaulu says passenger numbers increased by 12.4% when compared to the same period last.

Ms Sikaulu says international passenger movements grew by 8.4% from 320,185 passengers in the first quarter of 2017 to 347,232 passengers in the first quarter of 2018.

She adds that 66,729 domestic passengers passed through the airports in comparison to 48,198 in the first quarter of 2017 resulting in an increase of 34.4%.

She states that similarly international passenger movements grew by 8.4% from 320,185 passengers in the first quarter of 2017 to 347,232 passengers in the first quarter of 2018.

And Ms Sikaulu says during the first quarter of 2018, a total of 10,833 aircraft movements were recorded in the four designated airports namely Kenneth Kaunda,Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe,Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula and Mfuwe International Airports.

She also disclosed that cargo movement increased by 22.3% in the first quarter of 2018 when compared to the same period last year.
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