22-Jul-2013 1:35 PM

Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport 1H2013 handles 13.6 million pax in 1H2013, highest int'l pax in Russia

Russia’s Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport reported (19-Jul-2013) a 13.5% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers to 13.6 million in 1H2013. Domestic passengers increased 16.2% to 4.8 million and international passengers increased 12% to 8.6 million, making it the largest airport in Russia in terms of international passengers. The most popular international destinations in 1H2013 were Antalya, Paris and Hurghada. In Jun-2013, the airport handled 2.9 million passengers, up 14.2%. Domestic passengers increased 24.5% to 1.0 million and international passengers increased 9.2% to 1.8 million. [more - original PR - Russian]