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Addis Ababa Airport sees record upsurge in number of passengers

Posted 18 July 2019 · Add Comment

A record number of international passengers are traveling through Addis Ababa Bole International Airport this summer.



Above: Addis Ababa Airport
Courtesy Ethiopian Airlines Group

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 was one of the busiest days for the Airport with 310 flights and 29,528 travelers (21,028 departing and 8,500 arriving passengers, respectively) which marked a record number of daily passengers served at the terminal.

Getaneh Adera, director of Bole International Airport and Acting CEO of Ethiopian Airports said: “With the partial opening of the new terminal which will more than double the capacity of the airport, we are very excited to serve record number of passengers in this summer.”

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