With 3.1 million passengers, traffic reached 99% of the July 2019 level in a crucial month for the sector.
Paris-Orly airport has returned to its pre-crisis level of attendance by finding 99% of traffic in July 2019, the manager of major Paris airports announced in a press release on Tuesday.
If we combine the two major Parisian airports Paris-Charles-de-Gaulle and Paris-Orly, their traffic once again increased significantly in July with 9.1 million passengers welcomed, i.e. 86.3% of Paris Aéroport traffic in month of July 2019.
147.9 million passengers welcomed since the beginning of the year
For Paris-Orly alone, with 3.1 million passengers, traffic reached 99% of the July 2019 level during a crucial month for the sector, while with 6 million passengers, Paris-Charles de Gaulle returned to 81% of its pre-crisis attendance at the same time. International traffic at the two Paris airports is at 84.8% of the July 2019 level, with all destinations growing. The Africa zone reaches 99.6%, the Middle East 88.5% and North America 86.3%.
Traffic still remains low towards Asia-Pacific with 36.1% of the levels reached in 2019. Traffic towards Europe is at 89.5%, towards France at 81% while that towards DROM-COM reached meanwhile 110.7%. At the level of the entire ADP group, including the airports of New Delhi, Antalya, and Santiago de Chile, traffic reached 83.7% of July 2019 levels in July. Since the start of the year, the group welcomed 147.9 million passengers, i.e. 71.9% of traffic over the same period in 2019.