ACI today confirmed that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) and Hong Kong (HKG) were the world's busiest passenger and cargo airports respectively in 2017.
Hamburg Airport today described 2017 as a "demanding and successful year", characterised by a healthy commercial result and strong passenger growth.
ACI World reports that global passenger traffic increased by 4.9% in January 2018 compared with the same month a year ago.
London Gatwick celebrated its 60th month of consecutive growth in February as 3 million passengers (+0.7%) travelled through the UK gateway.
Figures released today by Global airport operator, TAV Airports, show that its revenues soared to €1.1 billion in 2017 as its portfolio of airports handled 115 million passengers (+10%).
Beijing Capital International Airport retained its status as the second busiest airport on the planet in 2017, handling 95.8 million passengers – just 8.1 million less than world No.1, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta.
Copenhagen Airport reports that the number of passengers flying to long-haul destinations outside of Europe continues to grow, while traffic within Europe is declining.
London Luton Airport has started the new year like it ended the last, with record traffic figures, as it handled over one million passengers in January for the first time in its history.