Commercial flights in August 2021 remained well below the figure for August 2019, said Eurostat.

While flights were down in Luxembourg, commercial air traffic remained higher than the EU average, which was down 31% on August 2019.

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The countries with the lowest decreases in commercial flights in August 2021 were Greece (down 7%), Romania (down 18%) and Croatia (down 22%).

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At the other end of the spectrum, flights in Slovenia were down 53.5%, Ireland 54.5%, and Finland 60%.

In total, across the bloc, the number of commercial flights stood at 479,000 in August 2021, compared with 325,000 in August 2020 and 696,000 in August 2019.