FRA posts new February passenger record – Cargo tonnage also continues to rise – Traffic figures impacted by leap-year effect
Fraport’s international airport portfolio reported the following traffic performance in February 2017. Ljubljana Airport (LJU) in Slovenia achieved a noticeable 15.4 percent rise in traffic to 89,995 passengers. At Lima Airport (LIM) in the Peruvian capital, traffic advanced by 5.9 percent to almost 1.6 million passengers. The Fraport Twin Star airports of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ) on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, combined, welcomed 37,614 passengers, up 7.9 percent year-on-year. With 601,202 air travelers, Antalya Airport (AYT) on the Turkish Riviera registered a decline of 9.4 percent year-on-year. Hanover Airport (HAJ) in northern Germany also saw traffic drop by 6.7 percent to 285,906 passengers. Pulkovo Airport (LED) in St. Petersburg, Russia, reported a noticeable 26.4 percent jump in traffic to 887,703 passengers. In China, Xi’an Airport (XIY) recorded a strong 10.4 percent surge in traffic to 3.2 million passengers in the reporting month.