MANILA, Philippines- Nakapagtala ang Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) ng 1.2 milyong pasahero sa long holidays dahil sa barangay elections at sa All Saints’ Day at All Souls’ Day, o Undas.
Ani MIAA Officer-in-Charge Bryan Co, halos 8,000 flights ang naitala at nakamit ng lahat ng ito ang On-Time Performance (OTP) rating na 84% mula Oct. 27 hanggang Nov. 5.
Base sa datos ng MIAA, may kabuuang 1,232,130 pasahero—binubuo ng 606,845 international at 625,285 domestic passengers—ang dumaan sa main gateway ng bansa, na mayroong daily average na 123,213 pasahero.
“This represents a 44% increase compared to the passenger volume of 856,030 during the same period in 2022. The highest peak in passenger volume for both domestic and international flights reached 134,353 on November 5, surpassing last year’s numbers by 39%,” ani Co.
Mayroon umanong average na 800 flights kada araw sa nasabing period, kabilang ang 3,055 international, 4,754 domestic, at 192 cargo at utility flights.
“We are pleased with these results, which indicate the continuous recovery of the aviation sector from the COVID-19 pandemic. We find encouragement in the actual numbers aligning with our projections,” pahayag ni Co.
“We attribute the smooth operations to the extensive preparations made not only by MIAA but also to the collaboration of our partners and stakeholders, including the airlines, ground handlers, and over 20 various government agencies operating at NAIA,” dagdag niya. RNT/SA