Hong Kong International Airport handled 5.89 million passengers and 32,430 flight movements in February, marking year-on-year increases of 1.1% and 0.3%, respectively.
ACI today confirmed that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta (ATL) and Hong Kong (HKG) were the world's busiest passenger and cargo airports respectively in 2017.
London Luton Airport has handlled over 13 million passengers in a 12 month period for the first time in its history.
Warsaw's Chopin Airport had broken all records this year by handling more than 11 million passengers for the first time in its history.
Rising passenger numbers and an increase in commercial income, with its overseas retail business performing particularly well, ensured that airport operator, daa, made an after tax profit of €40 million in 2014 – 41% up on the previous year.
Passenger traffic continues to soar at Abu Dhabi International Airport, the UAE gateway reporting a 21% rise in the first quarter of 2015 as it handled a record 5.5 million people.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports that 3.1 billion passengers were carried on scheduled air services across the globe in 2013 – up 5.1% on 2012.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports that passenger traffic results for June showing a modest deceleration in demand growth compared to the prior month.