ACI Europe has reported that traveller traffic at European airports grew by 6.3% during January 2014.
Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) recorded growth in all three air traffic categories for January.
Scotland’s principal hubs have both reported strong surges in passenger traffic for January compared to the same month in 2013.
Traveller traffic at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was down 1.13% in 2013 - but the figure still ranks it the busiest airport in the world.
European airport trade body ACI Europe says it has struck a ‘cautiously positive note’ as it announced air traffic figures for 2013.
Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste (ASUR) has reported passenger traffic soared by 9.1% in January 2014, compared to the same month in 2013.