The Polish Air Navigation Services Agency reported that in June, the number of air operations at all Polish airports exceeded 21,000. This is a 212 percent increase over the same period last year, but a 49 percent lower result than the same period in 2019.
Pansa reported that the number of flight operations at all Polish airports from June 1 to 30 this year. It amounted to 21,028 operations, while it amounted to 40,958 operations in 2019 and in 2020, 6,741 operations.
The largest Polish airport, ie Chopin Airport in Warsaw, recorded an increase in aircraft traffic by 234% last month. Compared to 2020, but down 52%. compared to 2019. The number of operations in the port of the capital reached 8237.
Air traffic in the era of a pandemic
The largest increase in annual terms was recorded in Modlin. The number of operations at the airport near Warsaw increased from 171 in 2020 to 1,143 in June of this year. This means an increase of 568 percent. Compared to the same period in 2019, it has decreased by 38%. In Bydgoszcz, traffic increased by 389 percent. Compared to June 2020, it is down 49 percent. versus June 2019.
Three-digit annual increases also appeared at airports in Gdansk – by 147%. (50% decrease compared to 2019), Katowice – 308%, Krakow 225%. (52% decrease compared to 2019); Lublin – By 140 percent (42% decrease compared to 2019), ód increased by 140%. (28% decrease compared to 2019), Poznan – an increase of 139%. (44% decrease compared to 2019) and in Wroclaw – an increase of 244%. (45% decrease compared to 2019).
For all air operations, including transit flights over the territory of Poland, from 1 to 30 June this year. There was an increase of 157 percent. On an annual basis, and compared to 2019, a decrease of 57%. The total number of air operations reached 39,020.
PANSA data show that in June this year. LOT Polish Airlines carried out the most Polish space flights – 5,072 flights. The national carrier was 13 percent. Participation in air traffic. Irish Airlines carried 4,682 flights (12%), Hungarian Wizz Air – 2,731 flights (7%). The top five were completed by: Germany’s Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines – 1,951 flights each (5 percent).
The largest airports in Europe
Data from Eurocontrol, the European organization for the safety of air navigation, shows that in June of this year. Air traffic between Europe and the United States fell 61%. Compared to 2019, and between Europe and Asia decreased by 50%.
When it comes to the largest airports in Europe, in June, compared to the same period in 2019, for example the City of London scored 80 per cent. Retreat, London Heathrow – 65% off; Amsterdam – 46% discount, Munich – 67% discount; Barcelona – 52% off; Vienna – 56% discount; Paris CDG – 52% and Milan Malpensa scored 45%. discount.
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