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Increase in passenger numbers at Avinor’s airports during October


A total of 3,384,000 passengers travelled to or from Avinor’s airports during the month of October. This is more than double the figure for the same month in 2020, but also represents a 32 per cent reduction compared with October 2019.

The largest growth has been recorded for international traffic. International passenger traffic has increased almost sixfold compared with October last year, following a rise of 493 per cent.

‘We are seeing a sharp increase in terms of passengers travelling on international flights, correlating clearly with the fact that Norwegian government advice against global travel was lifted on 1 October,’ says Gaute Skallerud Riise, Avinor’s Vice President Traffic Development.

Overall passenger traffic rose by 22 per cent from September to October. Compared with 2019, the decline in traffic in October 2021 remains significant, but the decrease has been reduced by 13 percentage points since September.

See detailed traffic figures in the link below.


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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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