May was another month with record results at Chopin Airport. Last month, the capital’s airport handled more than 1.2 million passengers, and nearly 13,300 flight operations were registered. This confirms that air traffic is rapidly recovering to pre-pandemic levels.

The number of passengers at the capital’s airport is increasing – May was the first month in 2022 that over a million. Compared to April of this year. 32 percent more. The result from May 2022 was 76 percent. Passenger numbers in May 2019, the last number before the pandemic.

The record day of the month was May 29 – the capital’s airport handled less than 50,000. People. This result is only 5,200 people less than the result of May 29, 2019.

Data for the first months of the year confirm stable growth in air traffic. From January to the end of May this year, 4.22 million people used the services of Chopin Airport.

Air traffic is returning much faster than airlines and airport organizations, such as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ACI, expect. Already this summer, at its peak, we will reach the results from before the pandemic. And next year, I am sure that we will overcome this result, as evidenced by the trends not only in Warsaw, but also throughout Poland. – says Stanislaw Wojtra, president of the state company “Polish Airports”, director of Chopin Airport.

In May, LOT Polish Airlines was the most popular airline at Warsaw Airport, ahead of Wizz Air and Lufthansa. The most popular among the regular destinations were London, Paris and Amsterdam.

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InterAir was the most popular carrier at Chopin Airport. The top three also include Smartwings and LOT Polish Airlines. In contrast, the busiest destinations are Antalya, Marsa Alam and Hurghada.

The transport of goods in the first five months of this year also increased by 12 percent compared to the period from January to May 2019, which amounted to nearly 41.5 thousand. Ringtone, ring.

But May was the busiest month not only at Poland’s largest airport. We’ve written here about broken records at UK airports.

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