in Airports

Zambia airports see increase in arrivals

Posted 4 November 2016 · Add Comment

Zambia Airports Corporation has said the country's airports have seen an increase in passenger traffic in 2016 by 1.3 per cent compared with 2015.

Records indicate that a total of 456,750 passengers passed through the four main international airports of Kenneth Kaunda, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula and Mfuwe. 

There were a total number of 397,950 passengers recorded in the second quarter of 2016 meaning that the Corporation has seen a positive increase of 58,800 passengers during these 2 periods. 

Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airport recorded the highest positive performance of all the international airports with a market share of 1.41 per cent, while Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe, Kenneth Kaunda and Mfuwe International Airports recorded negative growths in passenger movement market share of 0.9%, 0.4% and 0.1% respectively.

And Zambia Airports Corporation communications and brand manager Mweembe Sikaulu said: “Zambia Airports Corporation Limited is confident that the various developmental projects in Lusaka, Ndola, Livingstone and Mfuwe will greatly improve facilitation for both passengers and airlines as well as enrich the customer experience while cementing Zambia’s place as the next regional hub.”

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Congo Airways revises fleet expansion plans

Congo Airways is considering both Airbus and Boeing products for its narrow-body fleet expansion plans the carrier's Chief Executive Officer Desire Balazire has disclosed, reports ch-aviation.

Embraer appoints CCO for Executive Jets business unit

Embraer has appointed Stephen Friedrich as Chief Commercial Officer for the Company's executive aviation business unit, effective immediately.

Flying Colours appoints Trevor Knox as director of maintenance

Flying Colours, the North American maintenance, refurbishment and completions company that does business in Africa, has confirmed the appointment of Trevor Knox as Director of Maintenance. Knox, who takes up the position with

Lagos slumps as travel to Africa displays double-digit growth

An analysis of seat capacity for travel to the top ten international airports in Africa, produced by ForwardKeys, reveals that Lagos is seeing substantial declines in both domestic and international capacity, mainly because Arik Air

FlightSafety Academy introduces Growth and Achievement Programme for new students

FlightSafety International, that has a Learning Centre in South Africa, has announced a new Integrated Growth and Achievement Preparation Programme for students entering the FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida.

Boeing board elects Caroline Kennedy as new director

The Boeing board of directors has elected Caroline B. Kennedy as a new member.

Aviation Africa SK18418
See us at
ACI Africa BT77181017AfBAC Expo BT2017GroundHandling BT0303280917Global Aerospace BT28218Aviation Africa BT18418