Record year for air traffic in Morocco with over 20 million passengers in 2017
Air traffic has increased substantially in Morocco in 2017 with an increase of 11.63% in the number of passengers that the different terminals of the Kingdom has passed, as reported Monday the National Office of Airports (ONDA)."The year 2017 is a record year for the airports of the Kingdom that welcomed 20,357,866 passengers, a strong increase of about 11.63%", welcomes the ONDA, reminding us that a double-digit evolution "has not been achieved since the year 2010 ".With the exception of the African and Maghreb countries that a slight increase, the other markets recorded strong increases, notably Europe 12.17%, the middle and far East 13, 08%, North America and South America 106.23 28.02%%, according to a Office document on airport activity from the previous year.For the first time passed the Mohamed V the 9 million passengers, which 9,357,427 passengers were recorded. This is an increase of 8.60 percent compared to the previous year.A new record was also registered for domestic traffic that exceeded more than 2 million passengers, with 2,133,287 passengers. This is an increase of 11.23%. 26.11% growth was high for Tanger, Fes, Agadir and Marrakech with 24.93% 15.74% 11.96%. In addition, knew the air freight according to the annual statistics of ONDA a significant growth during the year, 18.95% by 2017, it gives medium Telquel.