The Fraport Group reports that its global portfolio of airports enjoyed a good first half of 2019, with passenger traffic rising at the bulk of its gateways.
Traffic records continue to tumble at Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP), with the Italian gateway now having delivered 48 consecutive months of passenger growth.
Dublin Airport is celebrating the launch of Aer Lingus’ new direct service to Minneapolis-St Paul in Minnesota.
Moscow Sheremetyevo is on target for another record breaking year aftter registering a 15.4% rise in passenger traffic in the first five months of 2019.
ACI Europe has echoed the individual results of many of Europe's top airports by reporting a continent wide 4.4% rise in passenger traffic during the first quarter of 2019.
Passenger traffic at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports in the UK increased by 4% in April, according to operator MAG.
Swedavia has blamed a number of one-off factors for last month's 7% drop in passenger numbers across Sweden's airports.
Despite all the Brexit doom and gloom, London Heathrow’s passenger numbers continue to rise, climbing by 0.5% in March to 6.5 million passengers.
London Heathrow to New York-JFK is Europe's busiest international scheduled service, according to Routesonline, which today revealed that almost three million passengers travelled on the 5,500 kilometre route in 2018.