Compared with last year, the number of overseas travelers increased by more than 4% to 850,000. However, the growth rate in the previous year exceeded 9%, which is equivalent to 1.7 million travelers according to the transportation agency. It reports SVT.
Domestic travel is also interrupted. Domestic travel from January to September this year saw a decrease of 188,000 passengers, a decrease of more than 3% over the same period last year.
Even overseas charter travels have been slightly reduced.
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Climate problems can affect.
According to Jean-Marie Skoglund of this travel agency, the reason for the increase in the number of travelers may be NexJet's bankruptcy this spring. But he is not yet clear whether the flight tax introduced in April will work.
According to Skoglund, even climate change can affect flight travel.
"Individuals have an idea of travel in a totally different way than in the past," says SVT.
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There may be consequences.
If development continues in the same direction as the number of passengers does not increase at the same rate as before, it could affect the aviation industry.
"Airlines are trying to cut down on traffic, and in the long run, some routes may be shut down," Skoglund told the site.
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