Spanish airport operator, Aena, reports that its recovery from the global pandemic gathered pace in March, with passenger numbers across its network now back to 78% of 2019 levels.
Aena welcomed 15.5 million passengers (+387%), 152,770 air traffic movements (+86%) and 92,300 tonnes of cargo (+8.8%) in March 2022 compared to the same month a year ago.
Of the total number of travellers recorded last month, 15,521,185 were commercial passengers, of which 9,843,389 travelled on international flights (24.6% less than in March 2019 and 674.9% more than in 2021) and 5,677,796 on domestic flights (17% less than before the pandemic, but 197.6% more than last year).
Madrid-Barajas Airport recorded the highest number of passengers in the third month of the year with 3,557,755, representing a decrease of 27.5% compared to March 2019 and an increase of 266.2% as against March of last year.
This is followed by Barcelona with 2,701,372 (31.9% less compared 2019 and 537.5% more over 2021), Málaga, with 1,178,907 (-12.9% and +606.5%), Palma de Mallorca, with 1,098,167 (-15.6% and +303.4%) and Gran Canaria with 1,057,098, (-18.9% and +283.5%).
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