Brussels Airport pax up 2%, cargo down 6% in Aug-2013; record pax load factor ever
- Passenger numbers: 2.0 million, +1.6% year-on-year;
- Transfer: 141,714, -5.9%;
- Cargo volume: 34,137 tons, -6.4%;
- Aircraft movements: 18,834, -1.5%. [more - original PR]
The airport stated (10-Sep-2013) it recorded its best August traffic in the past 13 years, with all passenger traffic segments reporting growth. In the intra-European segment, low cost is growing slightly faster than the leisure flights and scheduled services. In the long-haul segment, Brussels Airlines in particular is compensating for the loss of a number of foreign airlines.