European airports close to full Covid recovery in January

Europe’s airports have stepped up preparedness plans with the focus on getting ready for the peak summer season

Mar 9, 2023

Figures issued by European airport trade body ACI Europe show that passenger numbers were just 11% below pre-pandemic January 2019 levels, with an improvement on December volumes.

Key takeaways

  • Passenger traffic across the European airport network increased by 69% in January compared to the same month last year;
  • The growth was mainly driven by an 85% rise in international passenger traffic, with domestic numbers up 35%;
  • Airports in Spain posted the best results, followed by those in Italy, France and the UK.

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