LONDON – The Royal Schiphol Group has printed what it has characterised as ‘poor monetary outcomes’ for 2022. The underlying monetary results of Schiphol Group amounted to a lack of 28 million euros regardless of a powerful restoration in site visitors.
Upscaling points have overshadowed the operational efficiency of Schiphol. To assist restoration from the operational points, Schiphol incurred further prices of roughly 120 million euros.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol related the Netherlands to 313 direct locations (in contrast with 2021: 296), 129 of which had been intercontinental.
Schiphol held Europe’s prime spot for direct connectivity, as proven by the ACI connectivity report 2022. Globally, Schiphol was the third finest related hub airport on the planet.
An air of disappointment
Ruud Sondag, CEO of Royal Schiphol Group commented: “By no means earlier than in Schiphol’s historical past have we dissatisfied so many travellers and airways as in 2022.”
“Our efforts and exhausting work didn’t result in the mandatory enhancements within the system and, because of this, we weren’t in a position to present the service we wished. 2022 will subsequently go down as a nasty chapter in our personal historical past books.”
“However additionally it is a chapter we won’t overlook, so that each one new chapters we write shall be higher. We’re working exhausting on this, and in 2022 we began to implement structural enhancements. As a result of now we have to do higher. And I’m satisfied that we will.”
Air transport actions
Total, there have been had been 397,646 air transport actions at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. That represents a 49% enhance relative to 2021.
Cargo volumes at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol declined by 14% to 1.44 million tonnes. There have been 18,340 cargo-only flights. That represents a 24% decline in comparison with 2021.
The entire variety of passengers at Royal Schiphol Group airports within the Netherlands elevated by 110% to 60.8 million (in contrast with 2021: 28.9 million).
The underlying internet consequence for the Schiphol Group for 2022 is a 28 million euros loss (2021: a lack of 287 million euros). Income elevated by 82.7% to 1,491 million euros (2021: 816 million euros).
Projected outlook for 2023
Throughout 2022, the Group noticed a powerful restoration in passenger numbers from the COVID-19 pandemic. Full site visitors restoration in the direction of pre-pandemic ranges stays unsure and is topic to a number of components.
Amongst these are potential operational constraints to deal with the robust pick-up in demand, and – within the medium time period – the announcement by the Dutch Authorities to cap the variety of flight actions at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to 440,000 as of November 2024.