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Air traffic between Europe and Morocco drops by 70%

Air passenger traffic between Europe and Morocco is dropping sharply. This is stated by the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, Eurocontrol.

According to Eurocontrol, traffic between Europe and Morocco has fallen by 70% in the last two weeks, a loss of 32% recorded between the old continent and North Africa. We also observe a smaller decline to and from Europe excluding ECAC (−4%), within it (−2%) or to the Middle East and Asia (each −1%) . Conversely, transatlantic traffic increased by 21% compared to the previous 15 days. It is far ahead of the +10% recorded by South America, +8% to the Caribbean or +2% to Central and Southern Africa.

With 984 flights on average every day (−24% compared to 2019), Amsterdam-Schiphol was between December 4 and 10 the busiest European airport, ahead of Paris-CDG in France (944 flights, −25% ), Frankfurt in Germany (927 flights, −28%), Istanbul in Turkey (890 flights, −19%) and London-Heathrow (810 flights, −37%). The latter is ahead of the airports of Madrid, Munich, Barcelona, ​​Oslo and Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen.

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