Passenger traffic by air grew 85% in the first 8 months

Passenger traffic by air grew 85% in the first 8 months

The Civil Aeronautics revealed the figures for the mobilization of passengers and cargo transport so far this year. In the report, the air entity assured that from January to August there was a positive balance in terms of economic consolidation and air connectivity.

(This is the air connectivity plan of the Petro government).

The document showed that the different operators that serve Colombia mobilized 31,646,000 passengers in 2022 with a cutoff to the month of August, which represents an increase of 85.6% of the mobilized people, in relation to the same period of 2021.

In numbers, 14,598,000 more people were mobilized than in the same period of the previous year, compared to 2019.

(Cartagena Airport moved 416,663 passengers in September).

“A growth of 16.8% corresponding to 4,555,000 passengers is observed. In August of this year, 4,252,000 people were transported, which shows a growth of 12.9% of the market in the same month of 2019”, pointed out the Civil Aeronautics.

El Dorado airport

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Regarding air cargo transport, 590,921 tons of cargo and mail were mobilized, which represents an increase of 7.2% compared to the same period of 2021, which corresponds to 39,775 tons more than in the same period of 2021.

(Colombia, the third country in the region to recover connectivity).

The Civil Aeronautics estimates that, at the end of 2022, about 46,000,000 passengers will be mobilized to and from the country’s air terminals.

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