Start of the year for Berlin’s airports: Air Berlin downturn is looking up

Traffic statistics January 2018

In January 2018, around two million passengers flew from Berlin airports. That is 11.6% fewer than in January 2017. In Schönefeld airport, the number of passengers fell slightly by 1.2% and in Tegel by 18.3%. In particular, the strengthened involvement of easyJet, Eurowings, Germania and LOT contributed to the minimisation of the downturn.

In the current traffic report, you will find the figures for passengers, flights and air cargo for the month of January 2018, as well as in comparison to the same period of the previous year.

Traffic figures January 2018

  • Passengers: In January 2018 2,006,215 passengers took off and landed in Berlin’s airports, Schönefeld and Tegel. That is a decrease of 11.6% compared to January 2017. 881,319 passengers (-1.2%) flew from Schönefeld and in Tegel there were 1,124,896 guests (-18.3%).
  • Flights: The number of flights at Berlin’s airports, Schönefeld and Tegel, sank to 18,804 take-offs and landings, a reduction of 11.5% in comparison to the previous year. The number of flights in Schönefeld sank to 7,351 (-5%). In Tegel, the number of flights sank to 11,453 (-15.2%).
  • Air cargo: 2,760 tonnes of air cargo was registered at Schönefeld and Tegel airports in January 2018, a reduction of 29.1% compared to January 2017. The air cargo in Schönefeld reached 8.47 tonnes, which is 13.1% more than in January 2017. 1,914 tonnes of air cargo was registered in Tegel (-39.1%).

The traffic statistics can be found online at:



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