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Fraport Traffic Figures - October 2012: Passenger Figures Climb, Cargo Tonnage Declines - Hurricane Sandy Impacts Traffic

FRANKFURT, Germany, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served approximately 5.2 million passengers in October 2012, up 1.4 percent year-on-year. Despite Hurricane Sandy's effect on some flights to and from FRA at the end of the month, traffic growth continued in October 2012.  Cargo (airfreight and airmail) tonnage declined by 7.3 percent year-on-year to about 180,000 metric tons.  Aircraft movements rose by 1.1 percent year-on-year to about 43,000 takeoffs and landings. The accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOW) dropped by 0.8 percent to approximately 2.6 million metric tons.  

Fraport's five consolidated airports - with at least a 50 percent share:  Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Antalya (AYT), Burgas (BOJ), Varna (VAR) and Lima (LIM) - grew by 2.7 percent year-on-year to a total of 9.1 million passengers in October 2012. In particular, LIM in the Peruvian capital city recorded strong 14.9 percent growth and welcomed 1.2 million passengers.  Serving some 2.7 million passengers, AYT on the Turkish Riviera sustained and even bettered last year's October figure by 0.5 percent.  On the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, BOJ and VAR together received about 67,000 passengers, down 4.2 percent year-on-year.

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Frankfurt Airport's Traffic Figures -October 2012

                                    Change [2]               Change [2]
 
                                      Oct. 12/  Jan. - Oct. Jan. - Oct.
                       October 2012    Oct. 11         2012   2012/2011
    Passengers [1]        5,214,724      1.4 %   49,361,004       3.1 %
    Airfreight [1]
    in metric tons          173,096     -7.4 %    1,672,185      -8.3 %

    Airmail [1]
    in metric tons            6,778     -3.5 %       64,221      -1.7 %

    Aircraft Movements       43,009      1.1 %      409,553       0.2 %

    MTOWs
    in metric tons        2,555,197     -0.8 %   24,498,448      -0.4 %

    Punctuality
    share of punctual
    arrivals
    and departures in
    percent                    81.0                    81.8


[1] Total traffic (arrivals + departures + transit)

[2] Change over previous year

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Fraport Group - Traffic Figures for October 2012

                                       Cargo in
                                         metric              Aircraft
                 Passengers[1] Change tons abs.    Change   Movements    Change
                                             (+
    Airports          absolute   in %  airmail)      in %    Absolute      in %
    Frankfurt
    (FRA)            5,214,102    1.3   177,582      -7.0      43,009       1.1
    Antalya
    (AYT)            2,650,233    0.5      n.a.      n.a.      17,172      -0.9
    Burgas (BOJ)        30,710  -35.1        52     -91.0         504     -33.8
    Lima
    (LIM)[2]         1,195,624   14.9    28,478      -0.7      13,233      15.7
    Varna (VAR)         36,147   60.8         1     -54.6         548      68.1
    Fraport
    Group            9,126,816    2.7   206,114      -6.4      74,466       2.9


[1] Passengers (commercial traffic: arrivals + departures + transit)

[2] Figures provided by LIM

For Further Information, Please Contact:

Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide

Robert A. Payne, B.A.A. - International Spokesman and Head of International Press/PR & External Activities Team, Press Office (UKM-PS), Corporate Communications, 60547 Frankfurt, Germany; Tel.: +49 69.690.78547; E-mail: [email protected]; Internet: http://www.fraport.com

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