Cambodia: Air passenger numbers drop over 90 percent due to COVID-19

Cambodia’s aviation industry is almost completely decimated due to travel restrictions triggered by the COVID-19, with air passenger numbers dropping more than 90 percent as of April this year, the Khmer Times reported.

On a positive note, the sector is expected to make a recovery some time in the second half of the year, the newspaper said.

According to Sin Chansereyvutha, spokesperson of the Cambodian State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA), passenger numbers fell by more than 20 percent in January, over 50 percent in February, over 70 percent in March and more than 90 percent in April.

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