BAKU, Azerbaijan, Dec. 13
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
Passenger transportation through Iran’s Birjand Shahid Kaveh International Airport in the South Khorasan Province (north-eastern Iran) decreased by 20 percent, during the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 21 through October 22, 2021), compared to the same period last Iranian year, as was reflected in the statistics of Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company (IAC), Trend reports.
According to the statistics, a total of 43,261 passengers were transported through the airport in 7 months. Meanwhile, in the same period last Iranian year, the figure stood at 54,144.
Over 7 months, 661 flights were carried out through Birjand Shahid Kaveh International Airport. The number of flights increased by 5 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year. So, 628 flights had been carried out in the same period last Iranian year.
“In addition, 403 tons of cargo were transported via the mentioned airport within seven months, which is a decrease of 8 percent, compared to the same period last Iranian year. Thus, cargo transportation via the airport amounted to 438 tons in the same period last Iranian year,” the statistics said.
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