Passenger numbers at Erbil International Airport are up 39% over the past year, according to Aswat al-Iraq.
The Director General of the airport said in a press conference that 550,000 passengers used the airport over the past year, with freight traffic up 62 percent.
There are 12 airlines usingt the airport, including three new ones this year -- Cyprus, Egypt and Turkish airlines.
Turkish Airlines is working on a daily basis, while Emirates is making four trips per week.
(Source: Aswat al-Iraq)