Air Passengers Drop by 92 percent in First Half

Air passengers handled through the three international airports in Cambodia dropped by 92 percent to 136,680 in the first semester of this year.

Report from the Cambodia Airports, the company that manages the Kingdom’s international airports, showed that Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH) handled 120,922 passengers, a 89.4 percent decrease, while Siem Reap International Airport (REP) saw a 99.9 decrease with 359 passengers.

Sihanoukville International Airport (KOS) handled only 15,399 passengers, down 91.8 percent, added the report.

Cambodia Airports stated that aircraft movements decreased by 78.7 percent.

However, cargo saw a positive growth with 14 percent increase during the period.

Passengers through the airports dropped by 81.3 percent, to 2.13 million, last year.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press