Aeroports de Paris records October passenger traffic rise

15 November 2011 (Last Updated November 15th, 2011 18:30)

Aeroports de Paris has reported a 2.2% rise in passenger traffic to 7.6 million during October 2011, compared with the corresponding month in 2010.

Aeroports de Paris has reported a 2.2% rise in passenger traffic to 7.6 million during October 2011, compared with the corresponding month in 2010.

Passenger traffic at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly rose by 1.3% and 4.5%, respectively.

The airport operator reported a 0.1% fall in international passenger traffic (excluding Europe), while passenger numbers from the Middle East and Africa decreased by 10.6% and 4.6%, respectively.

French Overseas Departments and Territories reported a 7.2% rise in passenger numbers, with a 6.6% increase from Asia Pacific, a 3.4% growth from North America and a 1.2% rise from Latin America.

From January 2011 to October 2011, passenger traffic at the Paris airports increased by 5.7% year-on-year and the number of connecting passengers grew by 7%.