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Toulouse-Blagnac Airport : unseen level of growth in August !

Record growth in August, for Toulouse-Blagnac airport: +23.1%, for 792,781 passengers, a previously unseen level of growth. This increase is based on the success of the Spring-Summer offer, particularly for international flights (+38.6%). With over 350,000 passengers, the low-cost sector now represents 44.6% of total traffic: another record.

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Toulouse-Blagnac airport : traffic +23.1 in August

PASSENGERS

Domestic traffic: 279,665 passengers (+2.1%).

Traffic with the capital is down (-2.7%), the growth for Paris-CDG (+6.5%) only partially compensates for the decrease for Paris-Orly
(-8.6%). The greatest regional increases are for Bastia (+34.5%), Lyon (+21%), Lille (+16.1%), Rennes (+14.9%) and Ajaccio (+10.6%).

 

International traffic: 508,266 passengers (+38.6%).

Scheduled traffic for the Schengen area continues to experience strong growth (+50.9%). Amsterdam is the number one Schengen destination with 28,941 passengers (+17.8%), followed by Madrid with 28,169 passengers (+201%, or three times more than in August 2016), then Brussels with 25,390 passengers (+61.9%) and Lisbon with 21,941 passengers (+79.2%).

Athens, with over 10,000 passengers in August, boasts record growth of 246%; Lisbon also displays a strong increase (+72.6%). Outside of Schengen, growth (+41.1%) is driven by the London airports.

Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted together total 83,000 passengers. Traffic for North Africa continues to rise (+17.4%), with particularly strong growth for Morocco (+38.4%) and Tunisia (+29.2%). Algeria has also returned to positive figures (+1.1%).

Charter traffic continues to fall (-23.6%, 16,495 passengers).

 

FREIGHT AND POSTAL TRAFFIC

Freight and postal traffic increased by 11.2%, with 4,642 tonnes handled.

 

COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT MOVEMENTS

The number of movements is on the rise (+13.6%), with 6,761 movements carried out. The average carrying capacity per flight is 126 passengers, significantly higher than that of August 2016 (117 passengers per flight).

summary figures traffic toulouse blagnac airport august

 

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