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New York John F Kennedy International Airport passenger numbers down 2% - traffic highlights for Mar-2017:

  • Passengers: 4.7 million, -2.0% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 2.3 million, -2.4%;
    • International: 2.4 million, -1.5%;
  • Cargo: 124,371 tons, +6.1%;
    • Freight: 116,134 tons, +5.9%;
      • Domestic: 19,738 tons, -2.2%;
      • International: 96,396 tons, +7.7%;
    • Mail: 8237 tons, +8.3%;
  • Aircraft movements: 36,589, -2.7%;

ACI Asia Pacific reported (23-May-2017) passenger traffic at Asia Pacific airports increased 7.6% year-on-year, while passengers at Middle Eastern airports increased 2.3% in Mar-2017. In India, Mar-2017 marks the second consecutive month overall growth was below 20% since Jun-2016. In the Middle East, passenger traffic growth in Mar-2017 was impacted by the timing of the Easter holiday that fell in March last year. Cargo volume increased 13% at Asia Pacific airports and increased 15.5% at Middle Eastern airports in Mar-2017. The top airfreight hubs in Asia-Pacific were Hong Kong (+17.8%), Shanghai Pudong (+15%) and Seoul Incheon (+13.5%). [more - original PR]

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport passenger numbers up 7% - traffic highlights for Apr-2017:

  • Passengers: 5.1 million, +7.1% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 941,742, +20.9%;
    • International: 4.2 million, +4.4%;
  • Cargo: 117,048 tonnes, +11.8%;
    • Domestic: 3364 tonnes, -4.5%;
    • International: 113,684 tonnes, +12.4%;
  • Aircraft movements: 28,032, +1.4%;

Abu Dhabi International Airport passenger numbers up 6% - traffic highlights for Apr-2017:

  • Passengers: 2.1 million, +5.6% year-on-year;
  • Cargo: 54,382 tonnes, -14.4%;
  • Aircraft movements: 13,546, -3.8%;

Abu Dhabi International Airport reported (22-May-2017) India (+18%) was the airport's main traffic drivers, followed by Saudi Arabia (+17.4%) and UK (+12%). The top five destinations were London (+16%), Bangkok (+11%), Doha (+4%), Jeddah (+12%) and Bambay (+4%). [more - original PR]

Airports of Thailand (AoT) passenger numbers up 9% - traffic highlights for Apr-2017:

  • Passengers: 11.1 million, +8.8% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 4.8 million, +10.3%;
    • International: 6.4 million, +7.6%;
  • Cargo: 130,029 tonnes, +12.0%;
    • Domestic: 8750 tonnes, -5.8%;
    • International: 121,279 tonnes, +13.5%;
  • Aircraft movements: 67,691, +5.0%;

Air Serbia forecast (22-May-2017) the upward trend in 1Q2017 operational performance will continue in 2017. Air Serbia CEO Dane Kondić said: "Our operational performance in Q12017 has been outstanding and reflects our continued efforts to enhance our travel proposition and capture more travel demand to and from Belgrade. We have continued to increase choice and convenience for our guests by introducing new travel options in Q2... The introduction of these new services, as well as other exciting developments we have planned for 2017, will ensure the upward trend of Q1 continues into the year". [more - original PR - English/Serbian]

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