New data from Eurostat shows that Luxembourg saw the EU's smallest fall in airport passengers in 2020.

The Covid-19 health crisis and corresponding lockdowns had a strong impact on the entire aviation industry.

All EU member states observed large drops in the number of passengers travelling by air in 2020 compared with 2019, with an average fall of 73%.

Luxembourg saw the lowest drop at -67%, followed by Bulgaria and Greece with -68% and -69% respectively.

Luxembourg Airport ended up having 1.4 million passengers, its lowest figure since 2003, as stated in its annual report from 2020.

On the other end of the scale, the most dramatic decline came in Slovenia, with 83% fewer air travellers, followed by Slovakia and Croatia which both experienced an 82% decrease.