Colombia: The supply of flights would be restored by the end of this year or the beginning of 2021.

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According to the Civil Aeronautics, since the beginning of the air activity in the country from September 1st to September 30th, approximately 346,000 passengers have been mobilized, being the airports with the highest movement of passengers Bogotá, Rionegro, Cali and Barranquilla and Cartagena.

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On the other hand, regarding when we will be at 100% in the reactivation of air transport, Lucas Rodriguez, head of air transport of Aerocivil said that, “for the part of the offer of when we will have the connectivity as we had in February this year, we expect that towards the end of this year, January next year depending on how the pandemic evolves, but the market has shown signs of recovery.

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Likewise, Rodriguez indicated that “as for the demand side, when we are going to have again the 100,000 daily passengers that crossed El Dorado and the 130,000 that flew nationally, it is very difficult to give an exact date”.

For its part, the Deputy Minister of Infrastructure, Olga Lucia Ramirez said that there is a gradual and progressive recovery in air transport.

“In international issues we have a balance of 15,000 passengers mobilized, the destinations that are flying are the United States, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Ecuador and Brazil, of those who come, remembering that it is a work with the embassies, for now will come Peru and Panama possibly in mid-October.

Likewise, he highlighted that the reactivation of flights with Europe will depend a lot on the restrictions they have with other countries.

By Ximena González – La República

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