KUWAIT: Passenger traffic at Kuwait International Airport increased by four percent last year from a year prior, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said. Some 15.448 million passengers used the airport in 2019 compared to 14.813 million in 2018, it explained in a statement.

This includes 7.715 million arrivals compared to 7.425 million, with departures recording 7.733 million compared to 7.387 million. Planes traveling through the airport reached 122,358 compared with 118,133, including 115,420 passenger flights compared with 112,971 flights. As for cargo, around 243.4 million kilograms exchanged hands compared with 249.5 million kilograms. - KUNA