Air transport: Traffic down by more than 71% in Morocco in 2020

Par ediallo - 21 January, 2021 - 16:50

The air traffic recorded at Moroccan airports during the year 2020 experienced a drop of around 71.48% compared with the same period in 2019, welcoming 7 150 277 passengers against 25 075 095 passengers welcomed in 2019.

In December 2020, the Kingdom's airports handled 622,934 passengers compared with 2,038,856 passengers in December 2019, a 69.45% drop compared with the same period in 2019.

The Mohammed V airport received about 49% of the total passenger traffic, that is 302 656 passengers, against 855 316 passengers for the same period of the year 2019, down by 64.61%.

The other airports followed the same downward trend; Marrakech Menara airport showed a decrease of 87.83% with 63 891 passengers against 525 179 for the same period of the previous year. Similarly for the airport Agadir Al Massira which welcomed 36 014 passengers, a drop of 77.89%.

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