COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Member States - Portugal


EUROCONTROL has released an updated briefing on the impact of COVID-19 on aviation in Portugal.

The briefing (available for download below in English and Portuguese) provides key facts and graphics and is one of a series covering the impact of the crisis on countries across Europe.

It includes a specific country-level forecast, which shows that in the (most likely) Scenario 2, 2024 traffic in Portugal is expected to achieve 95% of the 2019 level.

More information on the recent forecasts produced by EUROCONTROL can be found here.

The briefing includes also information on airports, the major airlines, market segments and traffic flows, including:

  • Total flights lost since 1 March 2020: 343,000 flights;
  • Current flight status: 721 daily flights or -42% vs 2019 (7-day average);
  • Traffic forecast: 43% of 2019 in 2021 & 70% in 2022;
  • GDP: +3.7% in 2021 & +6.2% in 2022 (vs. previous year);
  • Vaccination: 21.45 per hundred people fully vaccinated;
  • Busiest airport: Lisbon with 317 average daily flights (-51% vs. 2019);
  • Busiest airline: TAP with 168 average daily flights (-56% vs. 2019).


COVID-19 Impact on EUROCONTROL Member States - Portugal - June 2021
Impacto do COVID-19 nos Estados Membros do EUROCONTROL - Portugal - junho de 2021