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Frankfurt Airport Passenger Volume Up 1.3% In September - Fraport


Monday, 14 Oct 2019 

Oct 14 (Reuters) - Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide ::TRAFFIC FIGURES - SEPTEMBER AND FIRST NINE MONTHS 2019: FRANKFURT AIRPORT REPORTS STABLE GROWTH.SEPTEMBER AND FIRST NINE MONTHS 2019: FRANKFURT AIRPORT REPORTS STABLE GROWTH.WELCOMED SOME 6.7 MILLION PASSENGERS - AN INCREASE OF 1.3 PERCENT YEAR-ON-YEAR.AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS CLIMBED BY 1.7 PERCENT TO 46,713 TAKEOFFS AND LANDINGS.ACCUMULATED MAXIMUM TAKEOFF WEIGHTS (MTOWS) ALSO ROSE BY 1.4 PERCENT TO MORE THAN 2.9 MILLION METRIC TONS.CARGO THROUGHPUT (AIRFREIGHT + AIRMAIL) SHRANK BY 5.5 PERCENT TO 174,789 METRIC TONS, REFLECTING ONGOING GLOBAL ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN.IN JANUARY-TO-SEPTEMBER 2019 PERIOD, SOME 54 MILLION PASSENGERS PASSED THROUGH FRANKFURT AIRPORT, REPRESENTING AN INCREASE OF 2.3 PERCENT ON PREVIOUS YEAR.GROWTH WAS MAINLY DRIVEN BY INTERCONTINENTAL TRAFFIC (UP 3.4 PERCENT).EUROPEAN TRAFFIC GREW AT A SLOWER 1.7 PERCENT RATE.ACCUMULATED MTOWS EXPANDED BY 1.9 PERCENT TO ALMOST 24.3 MILLION METRIC TONS IN REPORTING PERIOD.CARGO VOLUMES DROPPED BY 2.9 PERCENT TO JUST UNDER 1.6 MILLION METRIC TONS.