During the first half of 2023, Agadir-Al Massira Airport witnessed a notable commercial traffic volume of 1.09 million passengers, as reported by the National Airports Office (ONDA). This figure represents an impressive recovery rate of 113% when compared to the passenger numbers in the same period of 2019, which stood at 971,189 passengers.
In the specific month of June, the airport welcomed 176,792 passengers, a significant increase from the 162,631 passengers recorded during the same month in 2019. This indicates a recovery rate of 109% for June 2023.
At the national level, all of the Kingdom’s airports achieved a remarkable milestone, welcoming a record-breaking 12,197,957 passengers during the first half of 2023. This represents a 5% increase compared to the passenger numbers in the first half of 2019.
Notably, domestic air traffic experienced a recovery rate of 83% during the first half of 2023, hosting 1,166,657 passengers, as compared to the same period in 2019. Additionally, the air freight sector also displayed signs of recovery, with a 76% increase during the first half of 2023 compared to the same period in 2019.
The total air freight stood at 37,168 tonnes, as opposed to 48,696 tonnes recorded during the first half of 2019.
Overall, these statistics showcase a positive trend of recovery and growth in air travel and freight transportation in Morocco during the first half of 2023.
(Note: The information provided is based on data from the National Airports Office’s latest report on commercial air traffic.)