Posted on April 26, 2014

Doha International Airport (DIA) today announced it has continued to increase its monthly passenger numbers, with 13.85% more people travelling through its doors in March 2014 versus March 2013. A total of 2,129,639 travellers departed, transferred and arrived into Qatar during March, reinforcing Doha’s importance as an international transport hub.

Cargo numbers also remained buoyant with an additional 14.83% traffic year on year. As Qatar Airways Cargo grows its global freight business, it continues to enhance its cargo facility and unique transport offering, offering premium and innovative products such as QR Pharma and QR Fresh.

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In addition, inbound mail traffic increased through Doha International Airport by 9.33% compared to March 2013 and aircraft movements grew by 7.83% year-on-year. Abdulaziz Al-Mass, Senior Public Relations and Communications Manager, at DIA said: “As Qatar enters an exciting new chapter in aviation, it’s poignant we’ve seen more than six million passengers come through DIA’s door this year already. With an ever-growing airport portfolio, this year will see our regional and international travellers enjoy the best possible experience, whether they are departing, arriving or travelling onwards.”

To ensure passengers are provided with a comfortable, safe and enjoyable travel experience, DIA management has implemented a range of measures to significantly improve its infrastructure and manage capacity. This includes additional check-in gates, more aircraft parking bays and expanded terminal facilities.