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.
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.