Moscow Domodedovo Airport in Russia has overtaken London’s Heathrow Airport because the busiest airport in Europe.
In keeping with the newest Anker Report, Sheremetyevo Worldwide Airport in Russia and Charles De Gaulle comply with in second and third. In reality, Heathrow is now not within the Prime 10 and is available in at quantity 11 after Vnukovo Airport, additionally in Russia.
These rankings are primarily based on the variety of passengers acquired by every airport in August 2020. ‘Russian home air journey was virtually at 2019 ranges in August [despite the COVID-19 pandemic], due to locals taking their summer season holidays at resort locations inside Russia on the Baltic Sea, Black Sea and Caspian Sea,’ compiler of the evaluation Ralph Anker instructed the Unbiased.
The Moscow Domodedovo Airport welcomed virtually Four million passengers within the first two months of 2020, in line with FTNN Information. It then went on to welcome 1.7 million passengers in July 2020, a 137% month-on-month rise. The airport noticed 4.7 million passengers in complete between June and August 2020.
Anker added that airports may even be seeing much less exercise but once more. Strict journey laws are being carried out throughout many elements of Europe as some nations have seen a pointy spike in COVID-19 instances lately.
‘Governments throughout Europe and world wide look like doing their degree finest to kill off the demand for air journey by introducing ever extra quarantine necessities and even simply full journey bans,’ Anker mentioned.