Atlanta loses 'busiest airport' ranking due to COVID-19, 보고서 발견

Hartsfield-Jackson International은 22 연령, but due to a plunge in air travel due to the 코로나 바이러스 감염병 세계적 유행, 영예는 중국의 공항에 갔다, 새로운보고에 따르면.

이번주 초, Airports Council International (ACI) released its world airport traffic rankings for 2020.

According to the trade group’s report, Hartsfield-Jackson dropped to second place, with Guangzhou Baiyun International boasting the most passengers, up from No. 11 에 2019.

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The impact of the COVID-19 on global passenger traffic pandemic brought aviation to a virtual standstill in 2020, and we continue to face an existential threat,” Luis Felipe de Oliveira, ACI’s world director general, 성명에서 말했다. “The data published today reveals the challenge airports continue to face and it remains imperative that the industry is supported through direct support and sensible policy decisions from governments to ensure that aviation can endure, rebuild connectivity, and fuel a global economic recovery.

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was ousted as the busiest airport in the world for passenger traffic last year, because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was ousted as the busiest airport in the world for passenger traffic last year, because of the coronavirus pandemic. (iStock)

사무용 겉옷, airports around the world saw huge declines in passenger traffic last year. According to ACI, airports around the world had 64.6% fewer passengers last year.

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The Atlanta airport saw a 61.2% decrease from 2019 — when there were more than 110 million passengers — ...에 2020 — when only 42.9 million passengers were reported.

그 동안에, the Guangzhou airport saw only a 40.4% drop. 에 2019, the airport had 73.3 million passengers and in 2020, it had 43.7 million passengers.

Before last year, the Atlanta airport had been the world’s busiest airport since 1998, 보고서에 따르면.

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Seven of the top 10 airports in terms of passenger traffic are now in China, while only three are in the U.S.

The Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China became 2020’s busiest airport, moving up from 11th place in 2019.

The Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China became 2020’s busiest airport, moving up from 11th place in 2019. (iStock)

The findings show that the impact remains uneven with different regions experiencing different challenges and requiring different policy decisions and support from governments to lay the foundation for recovery,” de Oliveira said.

Though passenger traffic was hit significantly by the pandemic, air cargo was less impacted, the ACI report found.

Cargo volumes decreased by only 8.9% 사무용 겉옷 — and in the top 10 airports, it actually grew by 3%. 보고서에 따르면, “the gain can be attributed to the increase in demand for online consumer goods and pharmaceutical products and personal protective equipment.

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World’s 10 busiest airports for passenger traffic in 2020

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