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Berlin Airports report 5% increase in Feb-2012 pax traffic, cargo up 7%

9-Mar-2012 1:22 PM

Germany's Berlin Airports handled 1.7 million passengers in Feb-2012, a 5.4% year-on-year increase. Aircraft movements decreased 2.7% to 17,197 and 2566 tonnes of cargo was handled, a 6.5% year-on-year reduction. The growth in cargo volume was primarily due to new long-haul routes (Abu Dhabi and New York) and increased flight frequencies (Miami) as well as the use of larger aircraft (Ulan Bator). Passenger traffic highlights by airport:

  • Berlin Tegel Airport: 1.2 million, +6.4% year-on-year;
  • Berlin Schoenefeld Airport: 479,663, + 3.0%. [more - Original PR]