Passengers wait before going through security checks at Beirut's airport on Sept. 7, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Passenger traffic at Beirut's Rafik Hariri International Airport increased by 9 percent in August compared to the same month last year, an airport source said Friday.During the month of August, 1,159,815 passengers traveled through the airport, the source told The Daily Star. The airport recorded 400 flights arriving to Beirut last month, a 9 percent year-on-year increase.While transit flights may have decreased in July compared to last year, the source said that they had now increased by 48.8 percent in August.
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