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Europe’s regional airport leaders gather as “challenges and complexity” beset a disrupted industry

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Europe’s regional airports and their business partners gather in Palermo, Italy for the 13th Annual ACI EUROPE Regional Airports Conference and Exhibition, hosted by GESAP (Palermo Airport Company). The event provides the opportunity to review trading conditions against the background of a much more controlled but […]

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IATA: Passenger traffic improved in November

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the recovery in air travel continued in November 2021, prior to the emergence of Omicron. International demand sustained its steady upward trend as more markets reopened. Domestic traffic, however, weakened, largely owing to strengthened travel restrictions in China. Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are […]

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ACI EUROPE: Holiday season improvements in passenger traffic “cannot be called a recovery”

European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, today released its air traffic report for July 2021, as well as preliminary data for the month of August. The report shows that passenger traffic in the European airport network decreased by -49.3% in July compared to the same period pre-pandemic (2019) – a significant improvement compared to previous months (-74% in Q2 […]

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IATA: Marginal Improvements in May Travel Demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that both international and domestic travel demand showed marginal improvements in May 2021, compared to the prior month, but traffic remained well below pre-pandemic levels. Recovery in international traffic in particular continued to be stymied by extensive government travel restrictions. Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results […]

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Historic Passenger Traffic Record Recorded in 2019 by Athens International Airport

During December 2019, the Athens International Airport’s passenger traffic recorded an increase of 5.3% and reached 1.64 million. International passengers demonstrated a strong growth at the level of 10.9%, while domestic air travellers presented a decrease of 6.7%, attributed to the offered domestic services’ reduction compared to the previous year’s respective winter period. Overall, in […]

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RYANAIR December traffic grows 12% to 10.3m customers

Ryanair, today (3 Jan) released Dec traffic statistics as follows:  December 2017   2018      (LF) Growth Total 9.3m  10.3m     (95%) +12% Ryanair 9.3m  10.0m     (95%)  +9% Laudamotion –      0.3m     (93%) – Rolling Annual   128.9m   139.2m   (96%) +8% Ryanair operated over 57,000 scheduled flights in December with over 81% arriving on time, delivering […]

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RYANAIR OCT traffic grows 11% to 13.1m customers

Ryanair released Oct traffic statistics as follows: Traffic grew 11% to 13.1m with a 96% load factor Ryanair traffic grew 7% to 12.6m customers with a 96% load factor Lauda traffic was 0.5m customers with an 89% load factor OCTOBER 2017 2018 Growth Ryanair 11.8m 12.6m +7% Lauda –               –   0.5m – Total 11.8m […]

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RYANAIR September traffic grows 11% to 13.1m customers

Ryanair, today (2 Oct) released September traffic statistics as follows: Total traffic grew 11% to 13.1m with a 97% load factor Ryanair traffic grew 6% to 12.6m customers with a 97% load factor Lauda traffic was 0.5m customers with a 93% load factor Two days of unnecessary pilot and cabin crew strikes (12 & 28 […]

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Fraport Traffic Figures – May 2017: Growth Trend Continues

In May 2017, passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continued to increase significantly, rising by 5.7 percent to 5.6 million passengers. Growth was positively impacted by a lower number of public holidays compared to the same month last year. Moreover, the month of May 2016 was characterized by overall lower traffic volumes and a number […]

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