Commercial air traffic at Zagora airport recorded an increase of 16.8 pc during the first half of 2021, according to data from the National Airports Office (ONDA).
Zagora airport thus welcomed a total of 3,838 passengers from January to June of the current year, against 3,286 travelers during the same period of the year 2020, specifies the same source.
ONDA recalls that 9,204 passengers passed through the same airport during the first half of 2019.
For the month of June 2021 alone, air traffic at this airport recorded a volume of 390 passengers, against 1,077 travelers during the same month of 2019, a decrease of 63.79 pc.
Nationally, the Kingdom’s airports recorded a volume of commercial traffic of 2,473,988 passengers during the first half of 2021, against 11,669,548 passengers during the same period of 2019, i.e. a decrease in around 78.8%.
ONDA notes that domestic air traffic, with 652,147 passengers received during the first half of 2021, recorded a decline of around 53.68% compared to the same period in 2019.
Down 82.25% compared to H1-2019, international air traffic, which represents almost 74% of global traffic, recorded 1,821,841 passengers.
Air freight recorded, during the first half of 2021, a decrease of 27.64% compared to the same period of 2019. It stood at 35,236.72 tons, against 48,696.31 tons during the first half of 2019.