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Fraport Traffic Figures - July 2019: Passenger Traffic Rises at Frankfurt Airport

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FRANKFURT, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in the reporting month, up 0.8 percent compared to the already heavily-traveled July holiday month last year. For the first seven months of the year, passenger traffic at FRA rose by 2.6 percent. Aircraft movements in July 2019 climbed by 1.0 percent to 47,125 takeoffs and landings, while accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) expanded by 2.4 percent to over 2.9 million metric tons. FRA's cargo throughput (airfreight + airmail) also grew by 1.5 percent to 178,652 metric tons.

Across the Group, airports in Fraport's international portfolio reported differing development in passenger traffic. Slovenia's Ljubljana Airport (LJU) achieved a 4.2 percent jump in traffic to 207,292 passengers. Fraport's two Brazilian airports in Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) together received about 1.3 million passengers – a decline of 9.9 percent year-on-year. This decline, among other things, can be attributed to the bankruptcy of Avianca Brasil – whereby other carriers temporarily were unable to fully absorb the traffic volume. 

With nearly 2.1 million passengers, Peru's Lima Airport (LIM) recorded a further 4.9 percent rise in traffic. The 14 Greek airports together welcomed some 5.3 million passengers in July 2019, decreasing 0.8 percent year-on-year. This light downturn resulted from the consolidation of flight offers by some airlines serving the Greek market. 

On the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, the Twin Star airports of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ) together served about 1.2 million passengers.  The resulting 13.2 percent drop in passengers is a continuation of the consolidation trend seen in previous months, following the rapid passenger growth in figures at the Twin Star airports in recent years.  In contrast, Antalya Airport (AYT) on the Turkish Riviera reported almost 5.4 million passengers, again recording strong growth of 11.7 percent in July 2019. Registering some 2.2 million passengers, Russia's St. Petersburg Airport (LED) also achieved growth of 4.9 percent. Traffic at China's Xian Airport (XIY) almost reached 4.3 million passengers, a 7.4 percent gain compared to the same month last year.

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Fraport Traffic Figures

July 2019


Fraport Group Airports1


July 2019


Year to Date (YTD) 2019





Fraport

Passengers

Cargo*

Movements

Passengers

Cargo

Movements

Fully-consolidated airports

share (%)

Month

Δ %

Month

Δ %

Month

Δ %

YTD

Δ %

YTD

Δ %

YTD

Δ %

FRA

Frankfurt

Germany

100.00

6,920,396

0.8

175,358

1.4

47,125

1.0

40,564,329

2.6

1,222,960

-2.0

299,441

2.0

LJU

Ljubljana

Slovenia

100.00

207,292

4.2

1,012

-3.9

3,311

-7.3

1,067,005

3.6

6,737

-5.2

19,992

-2.6

Fraport Brasil

100.00

1,292,050

-9.9

6,745

-7.2

12,036

-5.7

8,711,611

5.3

44,866

-5.8

77,731

-1.7

FOR

Fortaleza

Brazil

100.00

615,872

-4.4

3,593

-1.3

5,367

-3.6

4,067,586

13.5

23,704

-4.0

34,047

6.6

POA

Porto Alegre

Brazil

100.00

676,178

-14.5

3,152

-13.1

6,669

-7.3

4,644,025

-0.9

21,162

-7.8

43,684

-7.3

LIM

Lima

Peru

80.01

2,093,602

4.9

24,083

-2.0

17,476

2.1

13,409,433

6.1

147,783

-5.2

113,624

1.6

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