Hainan and Beijing airports soar, Aeroports de Paris launches EUR134.7 million bond issue

Shares in Chinese airports, Hainan Meilan and Beijing Capital, soared 7.6% and 4.7%, respectively, as airports worldwide continued their strong New Year performance, despite ongoing security concerns.

French airport operator, Aeroports de Paris’ shares (+0.2%) lost ground as it launched a EUR134.7 million fixed rate bond issue at a 2.5% discount.

Meanwhile, Italian airport operators, Aeroporti di Venezia and Aeroporto Toscano went against the trend, falling 1.4% and 1.3%, respectively, following reports Italian airports could lose up to EUR35 million in charges if Ryanair goes ahead with plans to suspend domestic services in the country.

Selected airports daily share price movements (% change): 05-Jan-2010