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Dublin Airport Sees Busiest Month In Its 77-Year History

Dublin Airport welcomed more than 3.1 million passengers in July, which was a new monthly record for the airport, and a 6% increase on the same period last year. July was the first time in the airport’s 77-year history that more than three million passengers have been facilitated in a single month. A total of […]

WestJet Reports Record July Load Factor Of 85.6%

WestJet announced July 2017 traffic results with a load factor of 85.6 per cent, an increase of 0.4 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 6.8 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.4 per cent over the same period. The airline flew […]

Air Canada Sets Record For Passengers Carried

Air Canada transported close to 1 million customers throughout the six-day holiday period, during which it achieved a single-day record for passengers carried. On June 29, Air Canada welcomed aboard 166,850 customers, a record for Canada’s flag carrier, and from June 29 to July 4 over 930,000 customers took flight with Air Canada. “As Canadians […]

Heathrow Has Best April On Record – Exports Growing Rapidly

A busy Easter helped Heathrow Airport to break records as over six million passengers were welcomed during the month, an 11% raise compared to April 2016. Middle-East traffic rose 20% in light of an increase in the number of operational A380s and the new service to Tehran, whilst North American traffic rose 10% on higher […]

Heathrow Airport Soars To Record Breaking Month

Heathrow Airport welcomed a record 5.74 million passengers in January, an increase of 4.2 per cent on the same month of last year. The rise came alongside a 4.4 per cent growth in cargo volumes. Heathrow has seen growth accelerate in recent months, suggesting economic resilience as the UK adapts to Brexit. December (up 4.4 […]

Riga International Airport Breaks Passenger Records

Demonstrating its leading position in the Baltic region, Riga International Airport achieved a new passenger traffic record exceeding the threshold of 5.3 million passengers. Arnis Muižnieks, director of aviation department, ministry of transport: “Closing the year with a new passenger traffic record, Riga International Airport has once again proven itself as the undisputed leader in […]

New Record: Vienna Airport Welcomes Its 23 Millionth Passenger

On 27 December the 23 millionth passenger in 2016 was welcomed by Vienna Airport. Julian Jäger, Member of the Management Board of Flughafen Wien AG, congratulated the airline passenger with a € 500 shopping voucher and a stay at the airport lounge for the entire family. “23 million passengers were handled by Vienna Airport this […]

Dubai International Airport Welcomes a Record Number of Passengers

Dubai International (DXB) welcomed a record 7.7 million passengers in August, eclipsing its previous record achieved in July, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic at DXB passengers reached 7,727,105 compared to 7,282,256 recorded in the corresponding month last year, an increase of 6.1 per cent. The year to date traffic totalled 55,850,353 […]

Dublin Airport Sets New August Record with 2.9 Million Passengers

Almost 2.9 million passengers passed through Dublin Airport last month, a 9% increase over last year, making it the busiest August ever in the airport’s history. Passenger volumes to and from continental Europe increased by 8% with more than 1.5 million passengers travelling to European destinations during the month. Over 926,000 passengers travelled to UK destinations […]

Record Passenger Traffic at Dubai International Airport

Passenger traffic at Dubai International has exceeded all previous records in July surging to an historic high of 7.6 million, according to the monthly traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today. Passenger numbers in July totalled 7,616,792 compared to the 6,682,676 handled in July 2015, a significant increase of 14 per cent. During the […]