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Mongolia|business|March 16, 2021 / 05:22 PM
Passenger transportation by air 92% down in Mongolia

AKIPRESS.COM - In the first two months, 439.7 tonnes of freight carried by air in Mongolia and decreased by 468.8 tonnes (51.6%) compared to the same period of the previous month, Montsame reports.

In the first two months, the total carried domestic freight by air transport reached 1.8 tonnes (0.4%), and decreased by 13.9 tonnes (88.7%) compared to the same period of the previous year. The international freight reached 438.0 tonnes (99.6%), and decreased by 454.9 tonnes (50.9%) compared to the same period of previous year.

In February 2021, carried freight of air transport reached 211.5 tonnes, decreased by 16.7 tonnes (7.3%) compared to the previous month.

In the first two months of 2021, 14.6 thousand passengers (double counting) carried by air transport. The number of carried passengers decreased by 167.9 thousand (92.0%) compared to the same period of the previous year.

In February 2021, the number of passengers reached 7.4 thousand, increased by 0.2 thousand (2.5%) compared to the previous month.

In the first two months of 2021, the total carried domestic passengers by air transport reached 11.1 thousand passengers (75.7%), decreased by 47.8 thousand passengers (81.2%) compared to the same period of previous year. This was mainly due to 98.6 % decrease in the number of passengers from Ulaanbaatar to Khovd, 95.0 % decrease in passengers to Ulgii and 94.9 % decrease in passengers to Uliastai.

In the first two months of 2021, the total carried international passengers reached 3.6 thousand (24.3%), decreased by 120.1 thousand passengers (97.1%) compared to the same period of previous year. In the first two months of 2021, the revenue from air transport (domestic airline) reached MNT 17.4 billion, decreased by MNT 28.3 billion or (61.9%) compared to the same period of previous year. In February 2021, the revenue reached MNT 8.3 billion, decreased by MNT 699.2 million (7.7%) compared to the previous month.

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