Berlin Airports reports record six months
Germany's Berlin Airports, which manages Berlin’s Tegel and Schoenefeld airports, announced (07-Jun-2011) it set a new passenger traffic record in the first six months of 2011. The airports handled a combined 11.29 million passengers in the first six months of the year, an 11.6% year-on-year increase. 3.53 million passengers (+1.4%) were recorded at Schoenefeld and 7.9 million passengers (+16.5%) at Tegel. Combined cargo traffic increased 30.6% to 15,948 tonnes and aircraft movements increased 6.1% to 119,703. Berlin Airport said it recorded a combined 2.15 million passengers in Jun-2011, a record for the month and a 3.8% year-on-year increase. Schoenefeld Airport registered 632,988 passengers in June (-4.6%), and Tegel recorded 1.52 million passengers (+7.7%).