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Source: Destatis-Federal Statistical Office

Air transport from China to 92,9 % decline

Press release no 153 of 30. April 2020

WIESBADEN, Germany – The air traffic was restricted in March of 2020 due to the Corona pandemic is strong: Around 7.1 million passengers are launched at the main German airports or landed. As the Federal Statistical office (Destatis) further reports, were the is 62.9% less than in the same month last year.

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Compared to March 2019, the number of departing passengers declined by 66.1% to 3.2 million more than the number of arriving passengers (-59,6 % to 3.9 million). Here, the air traffic declined with initially, particularly from the new Coronavirus-affected regions disproportionately. Thus, the number of from China (including Hong Kong) arriving passengers fell by 92,9 % compared to the same month last year.

Air freight is the less severely affected

The shipping and receiving of air cargo (including airmail) decreased in March compared to the same month last year by 11% to 392 000 tonnes. In particular, the freight transport experienced in the context of passenger flights, a significant decline (-38,2 % to 68 000 tonnes). The transport in the pure cargo flights experienced a comparatively modest decline of -1.9 % to 324 000 tonnes. The number of cargo flights increased compared to the previous month by 3.4 % to 11 000 flights, while the number of flights passenger transport by 48.7 % decreased to 81 000 flights.

Methodological notes:In the case of the considered passenger flight reported numbers of guests to your destination (or origin). Is not taken into account, whether they remain on the destination or after a transfer process, more travel (or whether the passengers prior to or on the route origin airport have already switched).

The statistics provide information on the air traffic to the country’s 24 main airports with more than 150 000 passengers per year.

Flight traffic at German airportsOne by regions

March 2020
March 2019
Changes in %
in 1 000 passengers
The presented statistics cover the passengers of domestic and foreign aircraft to domestic airports with at least 150 000 passengers per year (domestic concept).
– Boarding Passengers –
Destination
Europe
2 571
7 819
-67,1
including:
Germany
635
2 027
-68,7
France
117
342
-65,7
Italy
77
559
-86,3
Austria
99
307
-67,7
Spain
340
1 025
-66,8
Africa
156
340
-54,1
including:
Egypt
86
158
-45,4
Asia
245
751
-67,4
including:
China (including Hong Kong)
21
118
-82,2
South Korea
8
33
-76,7
Iran
1
11
Down by 87.8
America
262
643
-59,2
including:
United States Of America
143
402
-64,4
– Passengers Exiting Passengers –
Origin
Europe
2 921
7 801
-62,6
including:
Germany
636
2 027
-68,6
France
121
331
-63,5
Italy
83
543
-84,7
Austria
104
313
-66,8
Spain
520
1 021
-49,1
Africa
266
350
-24,0
including:
Egypt
142
156
-9,0
Asia
382
846
-54,8
including:
China (including Homgkong)
9
128
-92,9
South Korea
4
35
-88,4
Iran
3
13
-77,2
America
333
666
-49,9
including:
United States Of America
163
414
-60,6

Detailed results of the air traffic in February 2020 include Technical Series 8, Number 6 “Air Transport” as well as the GENESIS-Online database (Forty six thousand four hundred twenty one).

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