The Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Jordan registered strong overall growth in all areas in 2010, with passenger traffic reaching an all-time high of 5.4 million, a 13.7% increase from 2009.

Aircraft movements witnessed an 8.8% increase to 62,900, while cargo rose by 11.8% to 90,200t.

Over the last three years, the airport saw an increase in new carriers and routes while total flight frequencies rose from ~400 per week since 2007, to more than 650 per week in 2010.

After 2007, QAIA passenger traffic rose from 3.8 million to 5.4 million annually, and the number of carriers has grown from 28 to more than 40 in the same period.

Rehabilitation and expansion works costing $750m are in progress at QAIA, including a new 100,000m² passenger terminal.

AIG is responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of QAIA.