Tourism & TravelThe Morocco destination is a hit at Brussels Airport

The Morocco destination is a hit at Brussels Airport

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Morocco, Spain, Greece, Italy and France are among the most popular destinations in Belgium. Result: Brussels Airport performed well last month.

According to Brussels Airport, Greece (89% of 2019 figures) and Morocco (133% of 2019 figures) “continue to perform well,” Belga reports. The most popular destinations in August are Spain, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, Portugal, France, Germany, the United States and Switzerland. In all, 1,469,406 passengers traveled via Brussels Airport last month compared to 570,000 passengers in August 2020. A sharp increase in traffic for Brussels airport. Compared to August 2019, however, this figure represents a considerable drop (more than 2.6 million passengers had traveled through the airport). Attendance gradually increased throughout the months of July and August, it should be noted. In all, 2.7 million registered passengers.

As regards the growth in freight volumes, it continued in August (+ 35% compared to 2020). The growth in air freight (+ 34%) can be observed in the three segments, namely full cargo (+ 40%), express services (+ 17%), “but also the transport of freight on board passenger flights. (+ 76%) which continues to recover thanks to the increase in the number of passenger flights, even if these volumes are still 33% below the volumes of August 2019 ”, reports Brussels Airport.

“We have yet to reach the 5.3 million passengers registered in the summer of 2019, but confidence in travel is starting to return, and it has been shown once again this summer that it is possible to travel in complete safety, thanks to vaccination and / or tests ”, underlines Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company, in a press release.

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