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Dammam Airports Company had a 'successful' participation at Airport Show 2019

Posted 3 May 2019 · Add Comment

Dammam Airports Company (DACO), successfully concluded its participation at this year's edition of the Airport Show 2019.

 

During its presence at the show the company showed its key series of projects that are part of its continuing strategic expansion initiative.

Turki Abdullah Al Jawini, CEO, DACO, said: “We are pleased to witness the strong response that we have received from our participation at this year's Airport Show, which brings together some of the world's leading major companies in the aviation sector and relevant experts to exchange best practices and the latest innovations to support operational capacity building and operational efficiency for airports.”

He added, “Our presence at the event gave us the opportunity to present our diverse range of projects and achievements at King Fahd International Airport, which is currently taking key steps towards achieving our strategic goals. In fact, we have already welcomed 2,581,724 passengers during the first quarter of this year, while the total number of flights in the same period also reached 24,000 trips--showing a steady growth of eight per cent in the number of passengers as compared to 2018.”

“Having been able to present our projects demonstrates our commitment towards ensuring a seamless flow of passengers and aircraft, maintaining the security and safety of our operations and improving and enhancing the airport's services to be ranked among one of the world's best airports. Our presence at this event also reflects our ability to adopt emerging global trends and work in line with the strategy to further develop the airport's operations via projects that are expected to extend until 2041. These initiatives include the development of runways and parking lots; the rehabilitation of the baggage handling system and other projects aimed at the comprehensive development of infrastructure and all facilities at the airport,” concluded Al Jawini.

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