Slowest passenger traffic growth in 5 years reported during 2019, mainly due to stronger deceleration in the non-EU market, declining domestic traffic as well as airline bankruptcies & capacity restraint in the EU market.
A record 2.43 billion passengers welcomed by Europe’s airports in 2019 & Passenger traffic still up by +32.3% since 2014. EU airports added +57.8 million passengers in 2019, accounting for 76% of the growth.
The Majors (Top 5 European airports: +1.8%) and smaller regionals (+0.3%) underperformed the European average.
Freight traffic at -1.9% in 2019, dragged down by EU airports.
Brussels - European airport trade body ACI EUROPE today released its latest air traffic report for November 2019, measuring all commercial aviation air services from full service, regional, low cost and charter.