International Business News – According to Xin Zhan Sivata, a spokesman for the Cambodian Civil Aviation Secretariat, in the first seven months of this year, Cambodia received 908,059 air inbound passengers, an increase of nearly 500% year-on-year, and a total of 12,550 flights, an increase of about 110% year-on-year.
After Cambodia has contracted and removed non-essential measures and obstacles in accordance with the new normal, Cambodia has seen a gradual increase in the number of flights and air inbound passengers, Xin Zhan Sivata said. In addition, in the first seven months of this year, Cambodian air traffic reached 34,547 tons, down about 4.4% year-on-year.
At present, the fastest-growing routes are still Phnom Penh-Bangkok-Phnom Penh and Phnom Penh-Singapore-Phnom Penh flights, Xin Zhan Sivata pointed out. As of the end of July this year, a total of 26 airlines have resumed flights, accounting for about 50% of the total number of airlines in 2019, including 6 Chinese airlines. There were 51 airlines operating in 2019, including 16 Chinese airlines.