European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE has released its traffic report for May 2017 – the latest indication of airport traffic performance in Europe. Passenger traffic kept growing strongly in May, with an average increase across geographical Europe of +8.2%, […]
Presumably, under the premise that you can make a bad situation better by making it bigger, there are reports that the US Administration is now considering a global ban on the carriage of large electronic devices onboard flights bound for […]
Europe’s airports have issued a warning of mass disruptions resulting from an extension of the electronics ban, ahead of a security meeting between representatives of the EU and the US. The warning comes amidst past speculation and media coverage of […]
Europe’s Airports are growing strong, according to ACI EUROPE’s March and Q1 Airport Traffic Report, but Brexit could still threaten stability. The ‘ACI EUROPE Airport Traffic Report – March & Q1 2017’ includes 232 airports in total representing more than […]
European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE has released its airport traffic report for June, Q2 and for the first half of 2016 (H1), showing traffic in the EU during H1 grew by 6.2%.
However, some European airports at popular destinations performed better than their peers, and Icelandâ€™s Keflavik airport proved that all those stopover campaigns by Icelandair and WOW air are paying off.
Dynamics varied between EU countries. The core markets of France, Germany and Italy underperformed the EU average, but Bulgaria, Cyprus, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania and Spain all achieved double digit growth.
The pace of growth diminished between the first and the second quarter from +8.2% to +4.8%. This slowdown affected almost all EU markets and was especially marked in Belgium in the wake of the Brussels terrorist attacks.