The number of commercial flights in the EU was still lower last year than in the pre-coronavirus year 2019. As the European statistical office Eurostat announced this week, Slovenia fared the worst, lagging behind the 2019 average by 41 percent.
Last year, the backlog for 2019 was largest in January (by 34 percent), February (by 33 percent), March (by 27 percent) and April (by 19 percent).
Apart from Greece, where they counted a percentage of more flights than in 2019, they were the most successful in recovery Portugal (by four percent less commercial flights than in 2019), Luxembourg (by eight percent less) and Croatia (by nine percent).
On the other side of the ranking, Slovenia is followed by the Czech Republic (-35 percent), Finland (-33 percent) and Sweden (-31 percent).
Among the airports, Brussels (-45 percent), Copenhagen-Kastrup (-38 percent), Frankfurt and Düsseldorf (both -33 percent) and Munich (-17 percent).