Fraport traffic figures October 2022: Strong passenger demand boosted by autumn holidays

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed 4.9 million passengers in October 2022, up 45.3 percent year-on-year. With the autumn holidays in the month under review, FRA recorded particularly strong demand for holiday travel. In particular, flights to popular destinations in Turkey, Greece, the Canary Islands and the Caribbean continued to show robust demand. Overall, Frankfurt Airport has continued its dynamic growth momentum in recent months. Compared to October 2019 before the pandemic, the number of passengers in FRA in the reporting month was still down by 23.3 percent. 1

charge Volumes in Frankfurt continued to decline by 11.7 percent year-on-year in October 2022. Among other things, the general economic slowdown and the airspace restrictions in connection with the war in Ukraine contributed to this development. On the other hand, flight movements increased by 18.8 percent to 35,638 take-offs and landings compared to the previous year. Cumulative maximum take-off weights (MTOWs) also increased year-on-year by 21.6 percent to around 2.3 million tons.

Across the Group, the airports in Fraport’s international portfolio also continued their sustained recovery in passenger demand. of Slovenia Ljubljana Airport (LJU) recorded 93,020 passengers in October 2022 (up 62.2 percent year-on-year). Fraport’s two Brazilian airports Fortaleza (For and Porto Alegre (POA) recorded an increase to 1.0 million passengers (plus 12.1 percent) in combined transport. Lima The airport (LIM) in Peru served around 1.8 million passengers (+49.5 percent) in the month under review. traffic on the 14th Greek Regional airports grew to a total of 2.8 million passengers (up 16.7 percent year-on-year). As a result, the combined traffic figures of Greek airports were also well above pre-crisis levels in October 2022, growing by 11.4 percent compared to October 2019 Burgas (BUJ) and Varna (VAR) jumped to a total of 171,912 passengers (up 53.6 percent year-on-year). Antalya Airport (AYT) on the Turkish Riviera reached around 4.0 million passengers (plus 4.5 percent).

1 Editor’s Note: For better statistical comparison, our coverage of the Fraport traffic numbers contains (until further notice) in addition to the regular annual reporting also a comparison between the current traffic figures and the corresponding base year figures for 2019.

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