Air traffic increased by 1.8% in the second quarter of 2018 – INE

Praia, Aug 22 (Inforpress) – Aircraft traffic grew 1.8 % in the second quarter of this year at airports and aerodromes in Cabo Verde, compared to the same period of 2017, reported today the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

According to transport statistics published by INE, during the same period, the number of passengers moved increased 5.6%, that is, 592.506 passengers, 31.349 more than in the same period of 2017.

In the same quarter, the airports and aerodromes of the country also registered a 33.5% increase in the tonnage of postal services in relation to the same period of 2017, while a decrease of 49.9% in cargo tonnage was observed.

According to the same source, in the second quarter of this year, ship traffic in the national ports increased by 10.4%, in absolute terms, there were 1.966 ship movements in the ports of Cabo Verde, 186 ship more compared to the same period.