Casablanca’s Mohammed V airport welcomed 937,818 passengers during the period from February 7 to March 31, 2022, according to the National Airports Office (ONDA). The period corresponds to the date of resumption of international flights.
In a press release, ONDA explains that since the resumption of national air traffic following the improvement of the health situation in Morocco, Mohammed VI airport, the country’s major airport and a real hub for international and national movements, has succeeded to recover 71% of its commercial traffic for passengers and 75% for airport movements, compared to 2019, i.e. one year before covid-19.
The month of March allowed Mohammed V airport to recover these same figures compared to the last year before the pandemic and in comparison with the same period. The airport welcomed 565,484 passengers through 5,330 flights, according to the same source.
Morocco’s airports welcomed 2,228,723 passengers through 21,330 air flights, during the period from February 7 to March 31, 2022.
During the month of March, Moroccan airports recorded a commercial traffic volume of 1,452,030 passengers and 13,543 flights, representing a recovery rate compared to the same period of 2019 of 70% for passengers and 80% for airport movements.
Air freight recorded, for its part, during the month of March 2022, a recovery rate of 83% compared to the same period of 2019. It stood at 6,796 tonnes against 8,221 tonnes for the same period in 2019 .