ACI Europe: European airports register weakest monthly passenger performance of 2019 in Oct-2019

    ACI Europe reported (17-Dec-2019) European airports registered their weakest monthly performance so far in 2019 in Oct-2019, with passenger traffic increasing 2.1% year-on-year. The increase in European passenger traffic was largely driven by non-EU airports, up 4.6%, with double-digit increases at airports in UkraineMontenegroNorth MacedoniaAlbaniaBosnia and HerzegovinaSerbiaIsrael and Armenia, as well as more moderate growth at airports in RussiaMoldova and Turkey. Passenger traffic growth at EU airports was “moderate”, up 1.3%, reflected in airlines limiting capacity expansion, industrial action in Germany and Italy, and the impact of the collapse of Aigle AzurXL Airways FranceAdria Airways and Thomas Cook Group. [more – original PR]