The number of cargo flights decreased by 11.6% this month compared to July 2018. On average, the cargo load on board both freighters and passenger aircraft decreased. As a result, there was a 10.5% drop in cargo volume.
July saw 4.7 million passengers travelling to and from European destinations (-0.8%). The European destinations that experienced the most rapid growth in terms of passenger numbers were Austria (+16.2%) and Italy (+3.7%). Air traffic to Greece and Spain dropped by 7.8% and 4.5%, respectively.
In July, Schiphol welcomed almost 2.0 million intercontinental passengers (-0.1%). Among the connections to the Americas, Colombia (+25.4%) and the United States (+7.3%) saw the most pronounced growth. Air traffic to Asia, particularly Japan (+19.1%) and Malaysia (+7.8%), also saw a big increase.
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