In May, Chopin Airport served 361 thousand. Passengers. It’s over 42 percent. More than in April and by 52 per cent. Over March 2021 – announced on Thursday, June 17, Polish State Airports Corporation.
As the company announced in the announcement, Chopin Airport is making up for losses after last year – the number of passengers served is increasing, airlines are resuming suspended connections, and transportation performance is also improving.
As a result of 361 thousand. Passengers in May served by 42 percent. It exceeds the number of passengers in April of this year by 52 percent. March result, according to PPL, mainly charter flights.
In May, Punta Cana was the most popular destination in the Dominican Republic – more than 21 thousand people used this connection. Persons. Marsa Alam came second (close to 15,000 people), and Cancun, Mexico (over 12,000 people) came in third. A clear interest in tourist routes is a precursor to the fact that air traffic will return to normal thanks to charter parties, as we read in the PPL edition.
From January to May 2021, passengers were most likely to choose directions in the Schengen area, it was reported. Traffic within the region covered 51.8 percent. Passengers increased by 66.5 percent. Total air operations carried out. At the same time, as noted, interest in destinations outside the Schengen area is growing, with 48.2% choosing these routes from January to May 2021. That is, by almost 5 percentage points. more than the previous year.
Brexit restrictions and pandemics have had an impact on the list of the most popular timeline trends – the company reported. Since the beginning of the year, Frankfurt has been the leader in schedule trends, with more than 68K from January to June. Passengers. Kiev, Amsterdam, and Dubai are also among the most popular destinations. On the other hand, interest in flights to Great Britain declined.
PLL LOT, the most popular carrier at Chopin Airport, continues to carry out nearly 70 percent of all air operations. As it was added, Wizzair and Enter Air also ranked in the top three.
Chopin Airport records an increased growth in cargo transportation – in the first five months of 2021, it reached almost 36 thousand. tons, which is a result of a thousand tons less than that recorded in the record-breaking cargo, in the same period in 2019.
From May 2021, passengers departing from Chopin Airport can choose two new destinations served by LOT Polish Airlines – to Greece and Italy (Mykonos and Lamezia Terme). The links with Cluj-Napoca in Romania and Yerevan in Armenia were also operational again. But in June, contacts will return with Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Beirut (Lebanon), Billund (Denmark), Berlin (Germany) and Luxembourg. The Polish State Airports Corporation informed that a connection with Strasbourg (France) is scheduled for July.
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