Kralendijk/The Bottom/Oranjestad -Airline traffic at the high point of the Covid-pandemic has fallen dramatically in the so-called 3 ‘Public Entities’ of Caribbean Netherlands: Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.
The figures about the reduction in passenger arrivals was published by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).
Passenger arrivals at Flamingo Airport of Bonaire in the second quarter of 2020 fell by 95.6% relative to the second quarter of 2019, from 46,880 to 2,060.
On St. Eustatius, only 218 passengers arrived at F.D. Roosevelt Airport in the second quarter of 2020, down from 5,300 in the second quarter of 2019 – a 95.9% decline.
On Saba, the number of passengers arriving at Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport dropped from 3,700 to 147, a year on year decline of 96.0%.
In the meantime, something of a recovery has started on Bonaire in the third quarter, which saw the resumption of flights from KLM, Tui, Divi Divi and EZ Air.
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