10-Jul-2013 3:33 PM

Frankfurt Airport reports record Jun-2013 traffic, 27.1 million pax in 1H2013

Fraport stated (10-Jul-2013) Frankfurt Airport handled 5.4 million passengers in Jun-2013, an increase of 40,000 passengers year-on-year and the busiest June in the airport's history. Cargo volume increased again, by 2.7% to 184,948 tons while aircraft movements fell 1.4% to 42,131. For the first six months of 2013, the airport's traffic were affected by the consolidation measures of various airlines, as well as weather and strike-related flight cancellations, impacting around 340,000 passengers. 1H2013 passenger numbers at Frankfurt fell by 1% to 27.1 million and aircraft movements fell 3.8% to 229,293. Cargo volume increased 1% to exceed one million tons. [more - original PR]