Air corridor between Portugal and UK eased hotel losses

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 17-11-2020 11:49:00 · 2 Comments

The opening of the air corridor between the UK and Portugal contributed to the recovery of overnight stays by UK tourists in August and September, relieving losses to 79.9 percent and 70.7 percent, after four months with decreases of about 90 percent.

In an analysis released on 16 November about the impact of the opening of the air corridor between the United Kingdom and Portugal in August and September, the National Statistics Institute (INE) notes that, between 21 August and 10 September, the decrease in the number of passengers landing at national airports on flights from the United Kingdom was 53.5 percent, an evolution that contrasts with the decrease registered in the accumulated of the remaining days of the months of August and September (-80.2 percent).

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