Kish Airport Flights Up 25%
Kish Island, May 7, 2017- The number of flights carried out at Kish International Airport has witnessed a 25% year-on-year rise.
According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization, 17,440 domestic flights and 2,009 international flights were carried out at Kish airport, showing a 25% year-on-year increase.
Also, the domestic passenger number reached 2,125,708 and the international passenger number reached 121,826 showing 42.94% rise compared to the same period last year.
In the same period, 10026 domestic flights were carried out at Kish airport and 1,202,745 passengers from different parts of mainland Iran as well as 1,346 international flights and 52,971 international passengers were transported to the Persian Gulf island of Kish through Kish airport.
It should be noted that Kish international airport is seen as the third busiest airport in Iran, offering aviation services to over 1.8 million people every year.
Kish Air, an airline affiliated with Kish Free Zone Organization, operates flights to 18 destinations, including 3 foreign countries.
Kish Free Zone Organization has attached great significance to boosting aviation services for tourists as part of efforts to boost tourism in the Persian Gulf Island.
PR & Int'l Affairs Department- KFZO