Airport

$88 million needed for urgent airport revamp

An estimated $88 million is needed for a much-needed revamping of Beirut’s airport, Future Movement MP Nazih Najem said late Monday. In an interview with Future TV, Najem, who heads parliament’s Public Works, Transportation, Energy and Water Committee, cited a study from Dar al-Handasah (Shair & Partners) that said the…

7.5 million passengers at RAFIC HARIRI International Airport, Flights fully booked in December

The total number of passengers, including arrivals, departures, and those transiting, had reached 7.2 million as of November, according to RAFIC HARIRI International Airport figures. These figures are expected to exceed 7.5 million by the end of the year.Airport activity has increased 6.5 percent year-to-date. Mohamad Chehabeddine, Director of Civil…