Spain obtained almost 9 million passengers from worldwide airports in August, representing 87% of those that arrived in the identical month of 2019, in line with knowledge revealed yesterday by Turespaña from Aena data.
According to the Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, these knowledge are “very positive because they confirm the intense recovery of the tourism sector that is resisting well the uncertainty generated by the war and inflation.” “Our forecasts for the autumn are good, although within the prudence that is necessary to have in such complex times,” she added.
According to information from Schenghen Visa, August noticed a rise in passengers departing from all main nations. One out of each 4 passengers got here from the United Kingdom and went primarily to the Balearic Islands. 78.6% of passengers from the UK flew on a low-cost airline. In complete, Spanish airports obtained 2,240,299 passengers from the UK market, which achieved a recovery of 84.6% in comparison with 2019.
From Germany, 1,338,855 passengers arrived, 14.9% of the entire, who primarily went to the Balearic Islands. In the case of this market, the proportion of passengers selecting conventional airways versus ‘low cost’ is virtually cut up 50/50 (51.8% in conventional airlines-48.2% in low price). The German market accounted for 87% of pre-pandemic arrivals.
Italy additionally issued 831,581 passengers, who flew primarily to Catalonia. Eight out of ten passengers from Italy traveled on low-cost airways. The identical locations have been primarily served by 711,189 passengers from France.