4 million passengers for Aéroports de Montréal in the second quarter

4 million passengers for Montreal Airports in the second quarter

UPGRADE DAY

Life is, all in all, back to normal at Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) in the second quarter of 2022, during which Montréal-Trudeau airport finally found a number of travelers back to normal. approaching what it was before the pandemic.

During the months of April, May and June, no less than 4 million travelers passed through the Montreal airport, a colossal increase compared to the 475,000 passengers who had passed through the terminal in the spring of 2021.

Despite everything, there were still about 1 million travelers missing in the second quarter to match the volume of people passing through Montreal -Trudeau during the same months in 2019, before the arrival of COVID-19.

This marked upturn in air traffic was, however, the source of many problems at airports across the country. world over the summer, between flight cancellations and lost luggage.

“This meteoric rise, combined with an impo he well-known labor shortage generated its share of challenges during the month of June. ADM Aéroports de Montréal remains optimistic that the measures put forward in the industry will allow airports nationally and internationally to return to a certain balance in the coming weeks,” acknowledged the president and director. General of ADM, Philippe Rainville, by thanking the travelers for their “patience”.

On the financial level, ADM revealed Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) totaling $81.9 million in the second quarter, an amount far superior to the EBITDA of -$0.7 million recorded for the same period in 2021.