In the first quarter “Novaturas” group main focus was dedicated to the resumption of operations in all the core markets to which the Company have been intensively preparing. In fact, 2021 holiday season this year has started not in January as usual, but since February, when the first planes took off to Tenerife resorts. In February, after a year's break, the Company was the first in the market to resume flights to the most popular winter holiday destination - Egypt. Holiday destinations portfolio was supplemented by United Arab Emirates and Maldives.
In March, “Novaturas” Group resumed flights from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to Tenerife and Egypt. From Vilnius airport plains took off to United Arab Emirates and Maldives. During March, the Company served 6.4 thousand customers – 18% more than in the corresponding period last year. If compared to 2019, the number of customers served in March 2021 reached half the number of customers served in 2019. In total, during January - March, the Company served 8.9 thousand customers - 71% less than last year and 78% less than in 2019. Group revenue in March amounted to EUR 4.1 million and was 6% lower than the same time last year and 59% lower than in 2019. Cumulative January - March turnover reached EUR 5.5 million and was 76% and 81% lower than the corresponding time last year and in 2019.