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Published on Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Cardiff Airport saw biggest decline in passengers during pandemic






Cardiff was the airport hardest hit due to the Covid travel slump last year. It suffered a massive 87% decline in passenger traffic in 2020.


It went from 1.6 million travellers in 2019 to less than 220,000. Overall, Britain and Northern Ireland saw a decline in 223 million passenger trips last year.


The Airport Operators Association (AOA) said the figures highlighted the 'devastating impact' the Covid-19 pandemic has on the industry.


Glasgow Prestwick and Exeter airports were also hard hit with both seeing declines in passengers above 85%.


 


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