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Brussels Airport pax up 1%, cargo down 12% in Jun-2013; 8.9m pax in 1H2013

10-Jul-2013 12:38 PM

Belgium's Brussels Airport passenger numbers up 1% - traffic highlights:

  • Jun-2013:
    • Passenger numbers: 1.8 million, +1.1%;
    • Cargo volume: 36,206 tons, -11.9%;
    • Aircraft movements: 19,860, -3.4%;
  • Six months ended 30-Jun-2013:
    • Passenger numbers: 8.9 million, +0.4%;
    • Cargo volume: 210,676, -12.8%;
    • Aircraft movements: 106,097, -4.2%. [more - original PR]

The airport stated (09-Jul-2013) the leisure market and LCCs performed well at the airport, led by Jetsairfly and Thomas Cook Airlines. Greece and Spain were the fastest growing destinations with more Belgians continuing to travel to "sunnier destinations".