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King Abdulaziz International Airport wins top ACI rankings

RIYADH, 27 days ago

King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) was crowned one of the most advanced airports in air connectivity in the Middle East by the Airports Council International (ACI). 
 
KAIA was placed third as the best airport in the field of air connectivity in the Middle East for 2023 during ACI's annual General Assembly Conference and Exhibition in Riyadh, reported SPA.
 
These results are an extension of the ongoing efforts of the Jeddah Airports Company, which manages and operates KAIA in using the latest technology, developing the infrastructure of the Saudi founder’s airport, upgrading the quality of services, and expanding the network of local and international air destinations to more than 125, it stated.
 
As part of its endeavour to achieve the national strategic objectives of civil aviation emanating from the Saudi Vision 2030, the Jeddah Airports Company continues to strengthen the position of KAIA as a global hub airport, and to provide a unique travel experience for all travellers.
 
These include tourists and visitors to the Grand Mosque of Makkah from around the world, with the airport achieving a record growth in operations of over 36%, said the report. 
 
The airport also aims to increase the number of destinations to 135 by the end of 2024, achieving a growth of 6% compared to 2023.
 
Jeddah Airports Company CEO Engineer Mazen Johar said the company is looking at upgrading the level of services to realise the goals of the National Transport and Logistics Strategy.
 
It aims to increase operational efficiency and raise the capacity of KAIA to hit 114 million passengers by 2030, he added.



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