Paris trailing Heathrow and Frankfurt recovery. 2009 traffic still well below 2007 levels
Dec-2009 traffic results at the three major European airports - London Heathrow, Paris Charles De Gaulle (CDG) and Frankfurt International – indicate a gradual stabilisation in passenger traffic. However, there are still challenging times ahead in 2010, with full year data showing traffic is still below 2007 levels. The airports reported a combined contraction from 182.0 million passengers in 2007 and 181.3 million in 2008 to 174.7 million in 2009. [1181 words]
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- Frankfurt coming back more strongly at end of 2009
- Frankfurt has "emerged from the trough"
- Cargo volumes improved more noticeably
- BAA traffic stabilising in Dec-2009
- London Heathrow leads the way
- Stansted remains in negative territory
- Edinburgh affected by collapse of Flyglobespan
- BAA Cargo results best since Aug-2008
- Aerports de Paris traffic growth remains negative in Dec-2009
- Outlook: Another challenging year ahead
Graphs and data:
- London Heathrow, Paris CDG and Frankfurt International airports: Total passenger traffic 2007 to 2009
- London Heathrow, Paris CDG and Frankfurt International passenger numbers (mill): 2007 to 2009
- London Heathrow, Frankfurt International and Paris-CDG airports passenger number growth: Dec-2008 to Dec-2009
- Frankfurt Airport pax growth and cargo volume growth: Dec-2008 to Dec-2009
- Heathrow Airport and Stansted Airport pax number growth: Dec-2008 to Dec-2009
- Heathrow Airport and Stansted Airport cargo volume growth: Dec-2008 to Dec-2009
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