Fraport reports rise in H1 2013 passenger traffic

10 July 2013 (Last Updated July 10th, 2013 18:30)

Fraport reported an overall 3.2% rise in passenger traffic at its five airports, Frankfurt (FRA), Antalya (AYT), Burgas (BOJ), Varna (VAR) and Lima (LIM), during the first half (H1) of 2013.

Frankfurt Airport

Fraport reported an overall 3.2% rise in passenger traffic at its five airports, Frankfurt (FRA), Antalya (AYT), Burgas (BOJ), Varna (VAR) and Lima (LIM), during the first half (H1) of 2013.

During the period, Fraport's collective passenger traffic reached over 45.6 million, marking 3.2% growth when compared with the corresponding period in 2012.

Fraport's cargo traffic rose 1.2% to around 1.15 million metric tonnes between January and June 2013, while aircraft movements dropped 0.2% to 382,278 takeoffs and landings.

The growth in traffic was mainly driven by Peru's Lima Airport (12.6% rise) with 7.1 million passengers and Antalya Airport in Turkey (8.8% rise) with 10.3 million, while Burgas Airport and Varna on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast served over 630,000 and 388,000 passengers respectively.

During June 2013, passenger traffic at Fraport's five airports rose 4.6% to 10.8 million passengers, while cargo traffic and aircraft movements increased by 1.9% to 205,119t and 1.4% to 90,000 movements respectively.

Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport slipped 1% to 27.1 million passengers for the first six months, and reported a 3.8% drop in aircraft movements to 229,293 and a 1% rise in cargo traffic.

Frankfurt Airport recorded 5.4 million passengers in June 2013, marking it the busiest June in the airport's history.

The airport, however, reported 1.4% drop in aircraft movements to 42,131 takeoffs and landings during June this year, with a 2.7% rise in cargo traffic to 184,948t compared to the corresponding period in 2012.


Image: Frankfurt Airport served 5.4 million passengers in June 2013, marking the busiest June in its history.