Fraport Traffic Figures - August 2018: Frankfurt Airport Records Passenger Growth

European routes continue to drive FRA's passenger traffic - Fraport's Group airports also report further growth

FRANKFURT, Germany, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FRA/ds-rap - In August 2018, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed some 6.8 million passengers - an increase of 8.1 percent year-on-year. Since the beginning of 2018, FRA has achieved growth of 8.7 percent, with European routes continuing to drive passenger traffic. In the reporting month, aircraft movements climbed by 8.0 percent to 46,389 take-offs and landings, while accumulated maximum take-off weights (MTOWs) rose by 5.5 percent to about 2.9 million metric tons. With 182,589 metric tons (up 0.8 percent), cargo (airfreight + airmail) almost reached the same level as last year.

The airports in Fraport's international portfolio continued their growth path in August 2018. Ljubljana Airport (LJU) in Slovenia recorded an increase of 3.1 percent to 202,423 passengers. Fraport's two Brazilian airports in Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) reported combined traffic growth of 4.6 percent to about 1.2 million passengers. The Group's 14 Greek airports achieved overall positive growth of 6.6 percent to some 5.4 million passengers in August 2018. Fraport Greece's fastest growing airports included Corfu (CFO) with 704,741 passengers and Kos (KGS) with 538,382 passengers - both recording a 12.2 percent gain - while traffic at Mytilene Airport (MJT) on the island of Lesbos jumped by 11.6 percent to 71,636 passengers.

Lima Airport (LIM) in Peru saw traffic increase by 6.6 percent to about 2.1 million passengers. Bulgaria's Twin Star airports of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ) registered combined growth of 5.8 percent to nearly 1.4 million passengers. Traffic at Antalya Airport (AYT) on the Turkish Riviera surged by 14.7 percent to about 4.9 million passengers. Hanover Airport (HAJ) closed the reporting period with 667,084 passengers (up 8.1 percent). Traffic also advanced at Pulkovo Airport (LED) in St. Petersburg, Russia, and Xi'an Airport (XIY) in China - where almost 2.1 million travelers (up 11.6 percent) and some 4.2 million passengers (up 8.8 percent) were served, respectively.

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Fraport Traffic Figures



August 2018





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

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Fraport Passengers
Cargo* Movements Passengers
Cargo Movements



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




FRA
Frankfurt
Germany 100.00 6,798,055 8.1 179,902 0.8 46,389 8.0 46,343,945 8.7 1,428,158 -1.1 340,098 8.3

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LJU
Ljubljana
Slovenia 100.00 202,423 3.1 915 -11.6 3,451 1.7 1,232,529 10.3 8,019 5.0 23,970 4.3

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Fraport Brasil 100.00 1,245,813 4.6 7,398 47.4 12,332 10.4 9,535,558 4.6 55,051 48.1 91,386 5.1

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FOR
Fortaleza
Brazil 100.00 524,295 7.2 3,861 26.9 5,263 22.4 4,127,550 4.9 28,550 22.5 37,192 7.3

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POA
Porto Alegre
Brazil 100.00 721,518 2.7 3,537 78.9 7,069 2.9 5,408,008 4.4 26,501 91.0 54,194 3.6



Fraport Regional Airports of Greece A+B 73.40 5,409,953 6.6 690 44.7 42,367 6.1 21,400,274 9.0 5,314 12.2 174,041 7.4

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Fraport Regional Airports of Greece A 73.40 2,827,413 6.4 509 39.2 21,176 4.9 11,845,201 7.6 3,966 9.0 93,019 6.1

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CFU
Kerkyra (Corfu)
Greece 73.40 704,741 12.2 32
n.a. 5,162 13.3 2,492,170 16.2 135
> 100.0 19,353 19.9

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CHQ
Chania (Crete)
Greece 73.40 489,679 -2.3 41 0.0 3,028 -0.6 2,183,365 -1.1 301 -8.1 13,850 -2.3

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EFL
Kefalonia
Greece 73.40 174,815 11.3 0
n.a. 1,621 14.6 581,245 20.8 1 -63.4 5,346 19.7

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KVA
Kavala
Greece 73.40 67,385 8.3 8 -43.5 561 1.4 311,975 36.6 57 -26.9 3,136 23.3

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PVK
Aktion/Preveza
Greece 73.40 129,510 1.3 0
n.a. 1,134 4.4 433,275 2.8 0
n.a. 3,976 2.3

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SKG
Thessaloniki
Greece 73.40 839,748 7.6 428 38.1 6,843 1.1 4,474,253 4.8 3,469 7.4 37,573 0.8

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ZTH
Zakynthos
Greece 73.40 421,535 5.2 0
n.a. 2,827 2.4 1,368,918 9.2 4
> 100.0 9,785 6.4

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Fraport Regional Airports of Greece B 73.40 2,582,540 6.7 181 62.8 21,191 7.2 9,555,073 10.7 1,348 22.9 81,022 8.9

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JMK
Mykonos
Greece 73.40 328,202 10.2 15
n.a. 4,164 1.9 1,067,365 13.6 68
> 100.0 13,712 8.0

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JSI
Skiathos
Greece 73.40 119,178 6.2 0
n.a. 1,055 -2.0 350,253 5.1 0
n.a. 3,237 -1.5

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JTR
Santorini (Thira)
Greece 73.40 379,698 9.2 17
n.a. 3,535 14.2 1,597,797 16.2 118
> 100.0 14,406 17.8

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KGS
Kos
Greece 73.40 538,382 12.2 36
> 100.0 3,706 15.2 1,896,804 16.3 185 44.2 14,187 17.3

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MJT
Mytilene (Lesvos)
Greece 73.40 71,636 11.6 30 9.3 816 21.4 325,135 5.5 254 0.2 3,854 -2.3

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RHO
Rhodes
Greece 73.40 1,056,599 2.6 59 13.1 6,895 3.2 3,983,785 6.5 539 23.5 27,423 5.2

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SMI
Samos
Greece 73.40 88,845 1.2 23 -15.3 1,020 9.1 333,934 11.4 184 -8.1 4,203 2.1

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LIM
Lima
Peru(2) 70.01 2,060,930 6.6 24,102 -6.1 16,905 2.0 14,695,541 8.8 180,065 4.7 128,788 5.3

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Fraport Twin Star 60.00 1,383,868 5.8 630 -62.9 9,116 6.8 4,472,463 13.5 5,664 -47.6 32,007 11.5

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BOJ
Burgas
Bulgaria 60.00 911,407 5.4 618 -63.4 5,859 6.7 2,720,755 9.7 5,590 -47.5 18,727 7.9

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VAR
Varna
Bulgaria 60.00 472,461 6.4 12 21.9 3,257 7.1 1,751,708 19.8 74 -56.7 13,280 17.0





At equity consolidated airports(2)

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AYT
Antalya
Turkey 51.00 4,924,825 14.7
n.a.
n.a. 26,824 13.9 22,017,848 22.5
n.a.
n.a. 127,915 20.6

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HAJ
Hannover
Germany 30.00 667,084 8.1 1,036 -5.6 7,555 2.3 4,153,185 8.2 10,843 -0.3 52,266 2.6

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LED
St. Petersburg
Russia 25.00 2,099,021 11.6
n.a.
n.a. 16,368 5.4 12,153,915 11.1
n.a.
n.a. 110,530 8.5

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XIY
Xi'an
China 24.50 4,152,303 8.8 27,108 25.8 29,261 3.3 29,728,658 7.9 186,625 13.2 218,422 3.7









Frankfurt Airport(3)

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August 2018
Month %
YTD 2018 %

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Passengers 6,798,610 8.1 46,346,722 8.7

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Cargo (freight & mail) 182,589 0.8 1,455,260 -0.7

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Aircraft movements 46,389 8.0 340,098 8.3

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MTOW (in metric tons)4 2,872,329 5.5 20,997,386 5.5

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PAX/PAX-flight5 155.4 -0.3 145.5 0.2

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Seat load factor (%) 83.9 79.6

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Punctuality rate (%) 66.6 67.6

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Frankfurt Airport
PAX share
%6
PAX share
%6



Regional Split
Month
YTD

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Continental 63.8 11.5 64.3 12.5

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Germany 9.6 7.0 10.7 4.8

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Europe (excl. GER) 54.2 12.3 53.6 14.2

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Western Europe 44.6 11.5 44.5 13.9

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Eastern Europe 9.6 15.9 9.1 15.7

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Intercontinental 36.2 2.6 35.7 2.4

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Africa 4.4 13.4 4.3 10.8

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Middle East 5.4 2.7 5.3 2.5

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North America 14.2 2.7 12.7 2.8

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Central & South Amer. 2.6 2.5 3.3 0.6

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Far East 9.6 -2.1 10.2 -0.7

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Australia 0.0
n.a. 0.0
n.a.

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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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