The airports in the Aena closed the months of January and February with 5,043,992 passengers, which is 85.1% less compared to the same period last year, according to the airport manager.
The airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas registered the highest number of passengers in the first two months of the year with 1,598,137, which represents a decrease of 82.4% compared to the same months of 2020.
The Doverview of passenger traffic It continues this year due to restrictions on mobility both in Spain and in the rest of the world caused by Covid-19.
Regarding the number of operations in the accumulated of the year, lhe Aena airports registered a total of 121,019, 61.6% less than the same period in 2020, being the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport the one that carried out the most operations, with 19,879, 69.3% less.
Regarding the merchandise, during the months of January and February 131,752 tons of cargo throughout the network, 22.7% less compared to the same months of 2020.
Fall in february
In February, the airports in the Aena network closed the month with 2,229,568 passengers, which is 86.8% less compared to the same month last year, registering 59,579 aircraft movements, 62.4% less, and 69,666 tons of merchandise, 16.7% less, as reported by the airport manager.
Of the total number of travelers registered in February2,210,617 corresponded to commercial passengers, Of those, 856,799 traveled on international flights, 92.1% less than in February 2020, and 1,353,818 did so on domestic flights, 77.2% less.
The Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport registered the highest number of passengers in the second month of the year with 752,969, which represents a decrease of 82.9% compared to the same month of 2020.
From behind, they follow him Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat, with 286,650 (-91.3%); Gran Canaria, with 183,157, (-83.7%); Tenerife North-Ciudad de la Laguna, with 147,471 (-66.4%); Palma de Mallorca, with 141,657 (-84.6%), Malaga Costa del Sol, with 105,172 (-90.7%), and Tenerife South, with 81,182 (-91.2%).
Decrease in operations
Regarding the number of operations, the airport that registered a higher number of movements in February It was Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, with a total of 9,741 (-69.1%), followed by Josep Tarradellas Barcelona El Prat, with 3,984 flights (-82.7%).
In addition, the airports that mainly had non-commercial activity and that recorded the highest number of movements in February were Madrid-Four Winds, with 4,858 operations (+ 4.9%); Jerez, with 3,902 (-19.7%), and Sabadell, with 3,667 (-9.8%).
As far as merchandise is concerned, during the month of February 69,666 tons of cargo were transported throughout the network, 16.7% less compared to the same month of 2020, due to the fact that a very important part of the usual cargo is move in commercial passenger aircraft.
The four airports that registered the highest freight traffic were Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas, with 36,683 tons (-18.6%); Zaragoza, with 13,456 tons (-1.6%); Josep Tarradellas Barcelona El Prat, with 9,007 tons (-33.3%) and Vitoria, 5,585 tons (+ 11.7%).