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Traffic at Avinor's airports continues to increase

2,460,928 passengers traveled to or from Avinor's airports in August 2021. This is a decrease of about 50 per cent compared with the normal year 2019, but at the same time an increase of about 45 per cent compared with 2020.

Of the passenger traffic to/from Avinor’s airports in August, 1,855,322 were domestic travels and 559,260 international travels.

- We see that the number of passenger journeys continues to increase month by month, and more passenger traveled in August compared to July. It is especially the domestic market that is developing strongly, says Gaute Skallerud Riise, Vice President Traffic Development at Avinor Group.

The number of air movements to/from Avinor's airports was 55,589 in August, an increase of just under 20 per cent compared with 2020.

Cargo increases

The increase in air cargo continues the positive trend. The development in August of 13.6 per cent increase compared to 2020, is mainly driven by strong demand for Norwegian seafood and positive development in e-commerce.

Detailed overview and figures can be found here.


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About The Avinor Group

Avinor is a wholly-owned state limited company under the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications and is responsible for 44 state-owned airports.

Avinor has taken a leading role in reducing climate gas emissions from the aviation industry, including the development of electric aircrafts and supplying sustainable jet-biojetfuel.

Avinor provides safe and efficient travels for around 50 million passengers annually, half of which travel to and from Oslo Airport.

Over 3000 employees are responsible for planning, developing and operating an efficient airport and air navigation service. Avinor is financed via airport charges and commercial sales.  The air navigation services is organized as ​subsidiary wholly-owned by Avinor. Avinor's headquarter is in Oslo.

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