In 2019, the airports in Romania were transited by over 23 million passengers
On Thursday, January 16, 2020, the first meeting of the Romanian Airports Association (AAR) took place this year.
Topics of interest in the aeronautical field, such as the development of the airport infrastructure, the development of passenger terminals and cargo terminals, the draft of the new Air Code and the update of the Transport Master Plan were included on the agenda.
At the same time, aspects were discussed regarding the safety and security of civil aviation, the financing of airports through the Large Infrastructure Operational Program 2014-2020 and the attracting of European funds for airports through the Cohesion Policy between 2021-2027.
23 million passengers through airports in Romania
Last but not least, the evolution of passenger traffic at Romanian airports, the possibilities of attracting new airlines, the role of civil aviation in tourism development and collaboration between airports, travel agencies, airlines and county tourism organizations will be other topics of analysis. during the AAR meeting
We know that in 2019, passenger traffic at airports in Romania has exceeded 23 million passengers, up 6% from 2018. And estimates show that traffic will double in the next 15 years. That means an average increase of 4% every year.
Henri Coandă Bucharest International Airport (Otopeni), the largest in the country, had 2019 million passengers in 14,7, up 6,3% on the previous year.