With the the exception of a handful of airports in Greece and Bulgaria, the Fraport Group's global airport portfolio have all registered an increase in passenger traffic in the first nine months of 2019.
A 4.7% rise in transfer passengers, led by travellers from Poland, ensured that 2.8 million passengers (+0.4%) passed through Copenhagen Airport in September.
Budapest Airport has been declared the Overall Winner of the World Routes 2019 Marketing Awards in Adelaide, Australia.
Moscow Sheremetyevo handled 33.8 million passengers in the first eight months of the 2019 –a healthy 13% rise on the corresponding period a year ago.
Despite the enforced 45-day closure of one of its two runways for refurbishment work, Dubai International Airport (DXB) welcomed 41.3 million passengers in the first half of 2019 to maintain its status as the world’s busiest international airport by traffic volumes.
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 6.9 million passengers in July, up 0.8% on the corresponding month a year ago.
Copenhagen Airport came close to breaking its monthy record for July when 3.1 million passengers passed through the Danish gateway.
ACI Europe today revealed that passenger traffic continued its upward trajectory across the continent's airports in the first half of 2019, rising 4.3% despite a "range of economic, geopolitical and industry specific challenges".
Lufthansa and low-cost subsidiary Eurowings continues to expand its tourist-oriented long-haul programme from its Frankfurt and Munich hubs.