COVID-19 mobility restrictions lead to an 84% drop in state air transport in November
The restrictions on the mobility of people at both national and international level as a result of COVID-19 have had a logical impact on passenger traffic on the Aena network. Thus, 2,913,072 passengers were registered in November, 84.1% less than in the same period in 2019. Of this total, 2,885,813 corresponded to commercial passengers. With regard to origin, 1,725,038 took national flights and 1,160,775 international ones, figures which represent 73.3% and 90.2% less than in November last year, respectively. According to the data provided by Aena, a total of 72,906 aircraft movements were operated and 77,289 tonnes of cargo were transported throughout the network.
In relation to the data for each airport, Bilbao airport mobilised 41,000 passengers, a decrease of 90.5% compared to the previous year, and 972 operations were recorded. Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport recorded the highest number of passengers with 697,692.