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Air Passenger, Cargo Traffic Declines by 40% in 7 Months

Air Passenger, Cargo Traffic Declines by 40% in 7 Months Air Passenger, Cargo Traffic Declines by 40% in 7 Months

Domestic passenger and cargo transportation has declined considerably across the country, latest data released by Iran Airports Company show.
About 14.77 million passengers were transported domestically by air during the first seven months of the current fiscal year (March 20-Oct 21), indicating a 40% year-on-year drop.
Landings and takeoffs decreased by 27% to 150,470 during the period under review. 
Cargo transportation experienced a 41% decline to 111,085 tons.
The data also show Iranian airports' domestic air passenger traffic during the seventh month of the current fiscal year (Sept. 22-Oct. 21) declined by 18% to 2.78 million, compared with the same period of last year.
The figure show a 5% decline compared with the previous month, indicating stagnation in airliners' business as a result of the second wave of the Covid-19 outbreak.  
Over 21,778 tons of cargos were handled during the month under review, which shows a 10% drop year-on-year.

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