The Spanish Airports and Air Navigation network (AENA) ended September with 91.7% more passengers than the same month in 2019.
In September 2022, the AENA network's airports closed with 24,881,291 passengers. This number represents an 8.3 percentage point decline from pre-pandemic levels, indicating that 91.7% of the traffic seen in September 2019 has already recovered.
Additionally, 209,069 aircraft were in use, marking a recovery of 94.2% from the same month in 2019, while 83,036 tonnes of cargo were moved, reflecting a reduction of 10.6% from that year.
24,803,526 of the total travellers were commercial passengers in September, of whom 16,828,868 flew internationally, which is 12.2% fewer than in September 2019. In the meantime, 1.1% more people took domestic flights (7,974,658) than there were before the outbreak.
4,788,232 passengers passed through Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport in the ninth month of the year, which is a record high but represents a drop of 14.1% from September 2019.