Fraport Traffic Figures - First Half 2018: Positive Development in Frankfurt and at the Group Airports

Passenger figures continue to rise in June - European traffic driving growth

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA/rap - Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to be on growth path. FRA welcomed about 6.4 million passengers in June 2018, representing a 9.8 percent increase compared to the same month last year. Aircraft movements climbed by 8.9 percent to 45, 218 takeoffs and landings, while accumulated maximum takeoff weights (MTOWs) rose by 5.5 percent to some 2.8 million metric tons. Only cargo traffic (airfreight and airmail) declined slightly by 2.8 percent to 182,911 metric tons in the reporting month of June 2018.

In the first half of the year, Frankfurt Airport recorded a 9.1 percent jump in traffic to 32.7 million passengers. This can be attributed to the increased number airline flight offerings, particularly on European routes. Aircraft movements rose by 8.6 percent to 247,061 takeoffs and landings. Accumulated MTOWs grew by 5.9 percent to about 15.3 million metric tons. FRA's cargo throughput reached about 1.1 million metric tons, thus remaining at the previous year's level (up 0.1 percent).

The Fraport Group's global portfolio of airports also achieved growth in the first half of 2018. Slovenia's Ljubljana Airport (LJU) saw traffic advance by 15.0 percent to 831,195 passengers (June 2018: up 13.3 percent to 176,784 passengers). The Brazilian airports of Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) together posted growth of 4.5 percent to about 6.9 million passengers (June 2018: up 6.5 percent to about 1.1 million passengers). Combined traffic figures for the 14 Greek airports grew by 11.0 percent to about 10.6 million passengers (June 2018: up 10.9 percent to about 4.4 million passengers). The three busiest Greek airports in the first half included Thessaloniki (SKG) with about 2.8 million passengers (up 3.3 percent), Rhodes (RHO) with 1.9 million passengers (up 10.3 percent), as well as Chania (CHQ) on the island of Crete with about 1.2 million travelers (down 0.3 percent).

In South America, Peru's Lima Airport (LIM) received about 10.6 million passengers and registered 9.8 percent growth (June 2018: up 7.5 percent to about 1.8 million passengers). On the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR) airports together recorded 27.6 percent growth and almost 1.7 million passengers (June 2018: up 14.9 percent to 979,593 passengers). On the Turkish riviera, Antalya Airport (AYT) closed the first half of 2018 with almost 12.3 million passengers and a 29.1 surge in traffic (June 2018: up 29.2 percent to about 4.3 million passengers). In northern Germany, Hanover Airport (HAJ) grew by 7.8 percent to almost 2.8 million passengers (June 2018: up 10.2 percent to 632,621 passengers). Russia's St. Petersburg Airport (LED) advanced by 11.3 percent to nearly 8.0 million passengers (June 2018: up 12.7 percent to about 1.9 million passengers). In China, Xi'an Airport (XIY) reported nearly 21.6 million passengers and growth of 7.6 percent (June 2018: up 8.6 percent to about 3.7 million passengers).

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Fraport Traffic Figures

June 2018


Fraport Group Airports(1) June 2018 Year to Date (YTD) 2018

Fraport Passengers Cargo* Movements Passengers Cargo Movements

Fully-consolidated airports share (%) Month % Month % Month % YTD % YTD % YTD %
----- --- ----- --- ----- ---

FRA Frankfurt Germany 100.00 6,365,753 9.8 180,167 -2.7 45,218 8.9 32,677,172 9.1 1,075,247 -0.4 247,061 8.6
--- --------- ------- ------ --------- --- ------- ---- ------ --- ---------- --- --------- ---- ------- ---

LJU Ljubljana Slovenia 100.00 176,784 13.3 1,019 -2.3 3,264 -0.5 831,195 15.0 6,051 7.0 16,947 3.9
--- --------- -------- ------ ------- ---- ----- ---- ----- ---- ------- ---- ----- --- ------ ---

Fraport Brasil 100.00 1,140,312 6.5 6,249 38.4 11,079 7.2 6,887,850 4.5 38,572 41.7 66,295 3.7
-------------- ------ --------- --- ----- ---- ------ --- --------- --- ------ ---- ------ ---

FOR Fortaleza Brazil 100.00 484,415 9.8 2,433 -13.1 4,605 14.0 2,961,377 4.8 19,787 15.5 26,364 4.9
--- --------- ------ ------ ------- --- ----- ----- ----- ---- --------- --- ------ ---- ------ ---

POA Porto Alegre Brazil 100.00 655,897 4.1 3,816 > 100.0 6,474 2.9 3,926,473 4.3 18,785 86.0 39,931 3.0

Fraport Regional Airports of Greece A+B 73.40 4,361,137 10.9 773 49.5 34,411 9.4 10,617,182 11.0 3,882 3.2 89,716 8.0
--------------------------------------- ----- --------- ---- --- ---- ------ --- ---------- ---- ----- --- ------ ---

Fraport Regional Airports of Greece A 73.40 2,309,616 9.4 591 59.8 17,644 7.3 6,202,838 8.6 2,885 0.2 51,051 6.6
------------------------------------- ----- --------- --- --- ---- ------ --- --------- --- ----- --- ------ ---

CFU Kerkyra (Corfu) Greece 73.40 561,345 18.0 17 n.a. 4,142 19.7 1,099,975 22.7 72 > 100.0 9,261 29.2
--- -------------- ------ ----- ------- ---- --- ---- ----- ---- --------- ---- --- ------- ----- ----

CHQ Chania (Crete) Greece 73.40 440,730 0.9 46 -20.7 2,776 1.3 1,162,813 -0.3 224 -8.6 7,621 -3.3
--- ------------- ------ ----- ------- --- --- ----- ----- --- --------- ---- --- ---- ----- ----

EFL Kefalonia Greece 73.40 133,558 23.5 0 n.a. 1,127 23.6 240,505 31.4 0 -76.6 2,304 25.3
--- --------- ------ ----- ------- ---- --- ---- ----- ---- ------- ---- --- ----- ----- ----

KVA Kavala Greece 73.40 54,380 7.4 12 33.6 535 0.4 176,811 67.5 39 -21.9 1,981 41.0
--- ------ ------ ----- ------ --- --- ---- --- --- ------- ---- --- ----- ----- ----

PVK Aktion/Preveza Greece 73.40 102,361 4.0 0 n.a. 861 -2.0 161,638 4.3 0 n.a. 1,670 -0.4
--- -------------- ------ ----- ------- --- --- ---- --- ---- ------- --- --- ---- ----- ----

SKG Thessaloniki Greece 73.40 697,512 7.5 515 70.7 6,010 2.3 2,821,429 3.3 2,546 -1.4 23,962 -0.5
--- ------------ ------ ----- ------- --- --- ---- ----- --- --------- --- ----- ---- ------ ----

ZTH Zakynthos Greece 73.40 319,730 9.1 0 -100.0 2,193 7.6 539,667 13.9 4 > 100.0 4,252 11.0
--- --------- ------ ----- ------- --- --- ------ ----- --- ------- ---- --- ------- ----- ----

Fraport Regional Airports of Greece B 73.40 2,051,521 12.6 182 23.8 16,767 11.6 4,414,344 14.6 997 12.7 38,665 9.8
------------------------------------- ----- --------- ---- --- ---- ------ ---- --------- ---- --- ---- ------ ---

JMK Mykonos Greece 73.40 220,348 17.0 13 n.a. 2,776 15.5 418,352 15.6 35 35.2 5,044 13.5
--- ------- ------ ----- ------- ---- --- ---- ----- ---- ------- ---- --- ---- ----- ----

JSI Skiathos Greece 73.40 81,615 6.6 0 n.a. 692 -4.2 122,332 5.4 0 n.a. 1,228 0.4
--- -------- ------ ----- ------ --- --- ---- --- ---- ------- --- --- ---- ----- ---

JTR Santorini (Thira) Greece 73.40 333,994 20.5 18 > 100.0 3,014 22.0 824,669 21.2 83 57.0 7,371 21.3
--- ---------------- ------ ----- ------- ---- --- ------- ----- ---- ------- ---- --- ---- ----- ----

KGS Kos Greece 73.40 435,798 16.6 29 > 100.0 3,160 21.5 833,916 22.6 124 0.5 6,828 19.9
--- --- ------ ----- ------- ---- --- ------- ----- ---- ------- ---- --- --- ----- ----

MJT Mytilene (Lesvos) Greece 73.40 53,397 5.7 30 -2.8 593 -3.6 185,549 2.4 196 -0.6 2,287 -12.3
--- ---------------- ------ ----- ------ --- --- ---- --- ---- ------- --- --- ---- ----- -----

RHO Rhodes Greece 73.40 859,985 8.0 68 -18.6 5,819 6.3 1,873,906 10.3 425 25.3 13,687 6.9
--- ------ ------ ----- ------- --- --- ----- ----- --- --------- ---- --- ---- ------ ---

SMI Samos Greece 73.40 66,384 10.3 25 -0.5 713 -3.0 155,620 16.8 136 -8.0 2,220 -5.3
--- ----- ------ ----- ------ ---- --- ---- --- ---- ------- ---- --- ---- ----- ----

LIM Lima Peru(2) 70.01 1,754,334 7.5 21,555 8.3 15,603 5.1 10,634,851 9.8 131,397 7.1 94,764 6.2
--- ---- ------ ----- --------- --- ------ --- ------ --- ---------- --- ------- --- ------ ---

Fraport Twin Star 60.00 979,593 14.9 671 -43.9 7,254 13.1 1,651,880 27.6 4,496 -34.5 13,490 19.4
----------------- ----- ------- ---- --- ----- ----- ---- --------- ---- ----- ----- ------ ----

BOJ Burgas Bulgaria 60.00 615,420 12.8 660 -44.3 4,496 10.5 863,511 20.0 4,447 -33.8 6,815 12.2
--- ------ -------- ----- ------- ---- --- ----- ----- ---- ------- ---- ----- ----- ----- ----

VAR Varna Bulgaria 60.00 364,173 18.7 11 2.6 2,758 17.7 788,369 37.1 49 -67.2 6,675 27.7


At equity consolidated airports(2)
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AYT Antalya Turkey 51.00 4,325,201 29.2 n.a. n.a. 24,010 27.7 12,251,502 29.1 n.a. n.a. 73,969 23.7
--- ------- ------ ----- --------- ---- ---- ---- ------ ---- ---------- ---- ---- ---- ------ ----

HAJ Hannover Germany 30.00 632,621 10.2 1,137 1.4 7,504 6.0 2,760,709 7.8 8,815 -0.6 36,875 2.1
--- -------- ------- ----- ------- ---- ----- --- ----- --- --------- --- ----- ---- ------ ---

LED St. Petersburg Russia 25.00 1,915,565 12.7 n.a. n.a. 16,064 6.9 7,951,468 11.3 n.a. n.a. 76,734 8.6
--- -------------- ------ ----- --------- ---- ---- ---- ------ --- --------- ---- ---- ---- ------ ---

XIY Xi'an China 24.50 3,676,886 8.6 24,715 14.3 27,227 5.1 21,575,833 7.6 134,865 10.1 160,276 4.0



Frankfurt Airport(3)


June 2018 Month % YTD 2018 %
--------- ----- --- -------- ---

Passengers 6,366,113 9.8 32,679,074 9.1
---------- --------- --- ---------- ---

Cargo (freight &
mail) 182,911 -2.8 1,096,710 0.1
---------------- ------- ---- --------- ---

Aircraft movements 45,218 8.9 247,061 8.6
------------------ ------ --- ------- ---

MTOW (in metric
tons)4 2,761,963 5.5 15,278,677 5.9
--------------- --------- --- ---------- ---

PAX/PAX-flight5 150.5 0.6 141.6 0.3
--------------- ----- --- ----- ---

Seat load factor (%) 82.0 77.7
------------------- ---- ----

Punctuality rate (%) 57.4 69.1
------------------- ---- ----


Frankfurt Airport PAX share %6 PAX share %6
---- ----

Regional Split Month YTD
-------------- ----- ---

Continental 66.1 13.4 64.2 12.9
----------- ---- ---- ---- ----

Germany 10.7 4.8 11.1 4.2
------- ---- --- ---- ---

Europe (excl. GER) 55.5 15.2 53.1 14.9
----------------- ---- ---- ---- ----

Western Europe 45.7 14.9 44.2 14.8
-------------- ---- ---- ---- ----

Eastern Europe 9.8 16.2 8.9 15.6
-------------- --- ---- --- ----

Intercontinental 33.9 3.5 35.8 2.8
---------------- ---- --- ---- ---

Africa 3.6 12.9 4.3 11.3
------ --- ---- --- ----

Middle East 4.2 6.8 5.4 2.7
----------- --- --- --- ---

North America 14.1 4.0 12.1 2.8
------------- ---- --- ---- ---

Central & South Amer. 2.7 0.9 3.6 0.2
--------------------- --- --- --- ---

Far East 9.2 -1.2 10.5 0.6
-------- --- ---- ---- ---

Australia 0.0 n.a. 0.0 n.a.
--------- --- ---- --- ----



Definitions: 1 According to ACI definition: Passengers: commercial traffic only (arr+dep+transit counted once), Cargo: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep excluding transit, in metric tons), Movements: commercial and non-commercial traffic (arr+dep); 2 Preliminary figures; 3 Commercial and non-commercial traffic: Passengers (arr+dep+transit counted once, incl. general aviation), Cargo (arr+dep+transit counted once, in metric tons), Movements (arr+dep); 4 Inbound traffic only; 5 Scheduled and charter traffic; 6 absolute change vs. previous year in % ; *Cargo = Freight + mail


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