Germany’s Hamburg Airport reports (06-Jan-2010) reports the following traffic highlights in 2009:
- Passenger numbers: 12.2 million, -4.7% year-on-year;
- Aircraft movements: 157,500, -8.5%.
Hamburg Airport: "In 2009, the commercial and financial crisis had a significant effect on the aviation industry. The decline in passenger figures was nevertheless smaller than had been expected at the beginning of the year. After several months of significant decline, Hamburg Airport returned to slight growth in November and December," Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport. Source: Hamburg Airport, 06-Jan-2010.