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Morocco is among the best destinations in Brussels Airport

Morocco is among the best destinations in Brussels Airport

According to Brussels Airport, the most visited destinations in 2021 are: Spain, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, Germany, Greece, France, Morocco, the United States and Switzerland. air magazine. Greece and Morocco fared well over 60% compared to 2019.

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In 2021, 9,357,221 passengers traveled via Brussels-Zaventem, an increase of 39% compared to the year of the crisis 2020 (6.7 million passengers), but a decrease of 64% compared to 2019 (26.4 million passengers). August was the best month of 2021 with nearly 1.5 million passengers, 56% of the 2019 level.

Also, during the past year, 843,140 tons of goods were transported through the Belgian airport, an increase of 30% compared to 2020. The volume of air freight increased by 31% compared to 2020 and by 33% compared to 2019, which is the best performance since 2007. This is The strongest annual growth rate Brussels Airport has ever seen, making it “one of the fastest growing airports in terms of freight volumes in Europe”.

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Over the past two years, the aviation sector has been hit hard by the Covid crisis, but I’m glad we saw strong passenger growth in 2021, especially in the second half of the year. The start of 2021 was severely affected by the “recovery will be gradual, but we expect the positive trend to continue until 2022,” said Arnaud West, CEO of Brussels Airport, who looks to the future with hope.

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