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  10/10/2011, Tishrei 12, 5772

Ben Gurion Traffic Up in September


Ben Gurion International Airport registered a small jump in international traffic and a big jump in domestic traffic during September, according to figures released Monday. Despite a small drop in the number of flights, more than 1.1 million international passengers used the airport, a three percent increase from September of 2010. More than 65,000 domestic travellers used the facility, making for a 23.52 percent increase.

Domestic airlines carried 38.54 percent of the passengers. The greatest gains among the foreign carriers were registered by KLM, Aerosvit and Air VIA Bulgarian. The most popular city to fly to was Paris while the .most popular country was the United States. Countries showing the biggest gains were Holland, Spain and Russia.