With the latest round of traffic results revealed, a number of European airports have reported record passenger figures for 2011.
London's Gatwick Airport has reported a 43% rise in profits for the first half of the year, fuelled by a strong growth in passenger traffic.
Passenger numbers at Dubai International reached over 4.2 million in September, an increase of 6.2% when compared with the same month a year earlier.
Budapest Airport has recorded its busiest September ever, handling more than 894,000 passengers last month.
Passenger Traffic and aircraft movements at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) reached new monthly records in August, up 6.5% and 6.7% respectively.
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