Passengers: Gradual recovery of passenger number during the COVID-19 crisis

Highlights

25.5 million passengers
Change: + 22.1%
43.7% transfer passengers
Change: + 1.6% point
14.4 million O&D passengers
Change: + 18.7%
242,970 passenger aircraft movements
Change: + 19.4%
174 seats on average aircraft size
Change: + 2.0
60.4% occupancy rate
(seat load factor)
Change: + 0.9% point

Figures by month

Transport, transfer and O&D (excl. transit)
Passenger transport

(x1,000)

O&D

Transfer

Transito

Total PAX per month

Load Factor

January

317

553

0,18

869

40%

February

213

292

0,00

505

33%

March

264

396

0,20

660

37%

April

327

460

0,00

787

38%

May

486

621

0,00

1,107

46%

June

823

856

0,14

1,678

55%

July

1,776

1,254

0,12

3,030

65%

August

2,376

1,411

0,24

3,787

73%

September

2,043

1,327

0,23

3,370

69%

October

2,389

1,357

0,16

3,746

74%

November

1,823

1,273

0,40

3,096

69%

December

1,525

1,331

0,13

2,856

59%

Total (incl. Transito)

25,493

60%

Figures by continent

Europe vs Intercontinental
EU vs rest of Europe
Intercontinental continents

Figures by country

Main European countries

Ranking

(2020 Ranking)

Country

Passengers 2021

Compared to 2020 in %

1

(2)

Spain

3,268,606

87.0%

2

(4)

Italy

1,753,976

44.6%

3

(1)

Great Britain

1,509,673

-45.2%

4

(5)

France

1,457,485

26.5%

5

(3)

Germany

1,357,780

2.7%

6

(6)

Turkey

1,269,861

89.8%

7

(11)

Greece

1,257,216

145.5%

8

(8)

Portugal

818,823

39.7%

9

(7)

Switzerland

636,991

-3.9%

10

(9)

Denmark

625,857

11.9%

11

(10)

Norway

565,698

5.5%

12

(12)

Sweden

528,221

8.2%

13

(14)

Poland

483,148

42.9%

14

(13)

Ireland

428,585

4.1%

15

(15)

Austria

349,799

5.4%

16

(22)

Croatia

345,386

195.0%

17

(18)

Romania

286,846

72.3%

18

(17)

Czech Republic

250,873

17.5%

19

(19)

Russia

249,728

58.2%

20

(20)

Hungary

236,905

74.3%

Rest of Europe

1,300,958

24.0%

Total of Europe

18,982,415

25.5%

Main Intercontinental countries

Ranking

(2020 Ranking)

Country

Passengers 2021

Compared to 2020 in %

1

(1)

USA

1,763,268

23.9%

2

(3)

Curacao

458,245

59.9%

3

(2)

United Arab Emirates

435,775

5.6%

4

(4)

Canada

298,816

7.1%

5

(9)

Mexico

248,090

54.9%

6

(10)

Morocco

213,570

39.2%

7

(6)

Brasil

181,548

-9.9%

8

(7)

India

174,121

-2.1%

9

(23)

Panama

160,996

93.0%

10

(8)

South Africa

146,667

-12.6%

11

(26)

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba

143,937

110.5%

12

(18)

Ghana

139,664

49.7%

13

(12)

Kenya

136,191

21.1%

14

(22)

Tanzania

131,901

56.5%

15

(28)

Aruba

131,831

107.6%

16

(13)

Israel

126,085

18.6%

17

(5)

China

120,451

-44.4%

18

(15)

Egypt

116,360

14.8%

19

(27)

Peru

109,019

68.5%

20

(16)

Qatar

96,070

0.1%

Rest of intercontinental

1,177,613

-16.3%

Total of intercontinental

6,510,218

13.0%

Figures by airport

Main European origins and destinations

Ranking

(2020 ranking)

Airport

IATA code

Passengers 2021

Compared to 2020 in %

1

(3)

Barcelona

BCN

608,458

61.0%

2

(2)

Paris de Gaulle

CDG

574,320

16.2%

3

(9)

Istanbul Airport

IST

474,387

47.5%

4

(5)

Madrid

MAD

458,560

27.5%

5

(8)

Lisbon

LIS

442,503

33.1%

6

(22)

Malaga

AGP

430,675

88.2%

7

(6)

Copenhagen

CPH

398,972

12.9%

8

(4)

Dublin

DUB

396,492

8.5%

9

(13)

Rome

FCO

388,728

33.0%

10

(25)

Istanbul Sabiha

SAW

376,352

78.1%

11

(1)

London Heathrow

LHR

350,153

-33.4%

12

(12)

Stockholm

ARN

340,257

12.7%

13

(24)

Athens

ATH

323,025

52.3%

14

(11)

Berlin Brandenburg1

BER

312,216

3.3%

15

(17)

Vienna

VIE

308,009

26.5%

16

(32)

Alicante

ALC

294,349

90.5%

17

(10)

Zurich

ZRH

292,746

-4.4%

18

(29)

Bucharest

OTP

280,338

68.5%

19

(73)

Ibiza

IBZ

279,335

320.0%

20

(33)

Nice

NCE

256,095

69.7%

Rest of Europe

11,396,272

18.2%

Total of Europe

18,982,415

25.5%

  • Berlin Brandenburg 2020 realization includes also air traffic of Schönefeld and Tegal airports
Main Intercontinental origins and destinations

Ranking

(2020 ranking)

Airport

IATA code

Passengers 2021

Compared to 2020 in %

1

(3)

Curacao

CUR

458,245

59.9%

2

(2)

Atlanta

ATL

432,396

40.7%

3

(1)

Dubai International

DXB

368,580

13.2%

4

(4)

New York JFK

JFK

264,588

4.0%

5

(5)

Mexico City

MEX

227,460

53.4%

6

(20)

Panama City

PTY

160,996

93.0%

7

(27)

Bonaire

BON

143,937

110.5%

8

(15)

Accra

ACC

139,664

49.7%

9

(9)

Nairobi

NBO

136,191

24.1%

10

(29)

Aruba

AUA

131,831

107.6%

11

(11)

Tel Aviv

TLV

126,085

25.1%

12

(6)

Detroit

DTW

123,307

-16.0%

13

(23)

Los Angeles

LAX

121,862

48.7%

14

(21)

Minneapolis

MSP

120,615

44.6%

15

(8)

Sao Paulo

GRU

114,032

0.3%

16

(36)

Seattle

SEA

110,349

85.6%

17

(28)

Lima

LIM

109,019

68.5%

18

(7)

Toronto

YYZ

108,218

-15.1%

19

(30)

Boston

BOS

106,674

68.6%

20

(32)

Chicago

ORD

104,566

67.9%

Rest of intercontinental

2,901,603

-6.9%

Total of intercontinental

6,510,218

13.0%

Passenger profile

2021

2020

Business

22%

29%

Congress/study

4%

4%

Leisure

36%

35%

Visiting friends/relatives

35%

29%

Other

3%

3%

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transported by
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