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Havana's Jose Marti International Airport sets new passenger record
Published on August 22, 2017 Email To Friend    Print Version


HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) – Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport received four million passengers in the first eight months of 2017, a new record for the facility, Cuban media reported.

This figure translates to 27 percent growth compared to the same period in the previous year, and reflects the upward trend of Cuban tourism.

During the period, the airport received 20,000 passengers a day, on some 156 daily flights, both charter and scheduled flights.

In the news report it was stated that, in order to handle the 15 percent growth of tourism forecast for 2017, some 4.7 million visitors, Cuba is looking at new projects to meet the standards of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
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