CJIA sets new record for passenger arrivals in September


The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) experienced an increase of 90% in passenger arrivals for September 2022 when compared to September 2021. During the month the airport processed 31,050 arriving international passengers.

This notable increase in passenger arrivals is evident in the influx of visitors for the Cricket Carnival activities.

Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ramesh Ghir said, “This is the highest number ever recorded for September. I believe the enthusiasm behind the cricket carnival activities is responsible for these numbers we are seeing, today.”

Ghir noted that, “During this period, our overall objective was to ensure an efficient, hassle-free arrival process. We worked with our stakeholders to put systems in place to avoid any delays.”

Additionally, he said, “We are pleased to support President Irfaan Ali’s vision to celebrate, promote and market our rich vibrant culture, especially during the cricket carnival period.”

Cricket Carnival is being held under the ‘One Guyana’ banner which aims to bring people together and unify the country. (CJIA press release)

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