HAVANA, Cuba, Aug 21 (ACN) The Havana´s Jose Marti International Airport received 4 million passengers in the first 8 months of 2017, a new record for the facility, as reported by the Cuban media.
This figure translates in a 27 percent growth compared to the same period of the previous years, boosted by the upward trend of Cuban tourism.
During the period, the airport received 20,000 passengers a day, in some 156 daily flights, both charters and from regular airlines, 50, operating in the country.
In the news report it was stated that, in order to handle the 15 percent growth of tourism forecasted for 2017, some 4.7 million visitors, Cuba studies new projects to meet the standards of the International Civil Aeronautics.
Cuban News Agency, August 21, 2017