Chopin Airport breaks another record. The threshold of 18 million passengers has already been exceeded on December 14. It also turns out that although more and more connections are running, London is still the most popular route chosen by passengers.
Only in November this year about 1.5 million travelers used Chopin Airport (13.4 percent more than a year ago). More importantly, however, the threshold of 18 million passengers was exceeded on December 14. Since the beginning of this year, more than 15.8 million passengers (an increase of 6.4 percent) traveled by international traffic, and over 1.6 million people in domestic traffic. This means that 2019 will be a record year for the airport.
2.949 million people used the services of low-cost carriers, and slightly more than 2 million passengers decided to charter. The majority, as much as 59.2 percent traveled in the Schengen area. London is still the most popular route chosen by passengers . From January to November, over 947.6 thousand people chose to visit London.
In the passing weeks, the carrier introduced new connections for travelers . On November 3, with LOT from Warsaw, you could travel to Colombo, Sri Lanka. This is not the end of news. On December 18, Wizz Air opened a new connection to Edinburgh. They will fly to the capital of Scotland from Chopin Airport four times a week. From January 11, 2020, we will fly to Grenoble, Turin and Verona once a week.
Interestingly, from January to the end of November, 88 thousand were transported on board of all aircraft. 999.9 tonnes of goods (by 4.9% compared to the previous year). The transport of mail amounted to 14 thousand. 821.8 tonnes (an increase of 3.5 percent).