710,749 passengers travelled between Malta and Gozo during the first quarter of 2021

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 at 11:39 am by Andre Camilleri

A decrease of 31.5% when compared to the corresponding quarter of 2020. The highest number of passengers was recorded in February – 261,636 or 36.8 per cent of the total for the quarter. When compared to the previous year, the number of vehicles decreased by 5.7%, totalling 336,816.

The number of trips amounted to 6,139, a decrease of 16.2% over the same period in 2020.

The majority of trips took place in March – 2,110 or 34.4% of total trips for the quarter.

During January-March, both passenger and vehicle traffic originating from Ċirkewwa was busiest on Friday and Saturday.

On the other hand, from Mġarr terminal, passenger traffic was highest on Sunday and Saturday, while the highest numbers for vehicles were recorded on Sunday and Monday

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