Spain loses air traffic by 6.6% until May

According to the stats published by Aena, the Spanish airports registered 66,305,130 passengers between January and May 2013. This means a decrease by 6.6% compared with 2012.

Madrid would have had 15,373,092 clients: 14.7% less than within the same period last year.

Looking at May separately 16,885,317 passengers would have used the Spanish airports during this month. This is 1.9% below last year. Aena highlights the fact that this drop represents an attenuation of nearly 6 points with regard to the 7.7% drop that took place in May 2012.

With this passenger loss, the Spanish airports count 17 consecutive months registering decreases, since December 2011. 

Still, Aena emphasises the good figures about international air traffic: 11,890,000 passengers in May, which is 5% over May 2012. This data contrasts with the fall that took place between January and April by 2.9%

When it comes to the number of flights operated, the drop was higher: 11.5% to stay with 671,020 arrivals and departures from January to May.

These are the only airports which have gained passengers during the first 5 months of 2013:

ALC: +05.7%
GMZ: +01.1%
HSK: +19.2% (with only 93 passengers).
IBZ: +02.6%
MAH: +04.5%
PMI: +00.5%
REU: +25.2%



And these are the airports which lost passengers within the same period:

ABC: -40.2%
ACE: -02.7%
AGP: -00.2%
AEI: -87.1%
BCN: -03.0%
BJZ: -72.1%
EAS: -10.3%
FUE: -10.6%
GRX: -17.0%
JCU: -86.4%
LCG: -12.2%
LEI: -20.1%
LEN: -64.9%
LPA: -05.8%
MAD: -14.7%
MCV: -27.1%
ODB: -45.2%
PNA: -20.9%
RGS: -22.6%
RJL: -43.9%
SDR: -16.4%
SLM: -47.0%
SPC: -19.8%
SVQ: -15.5%
TFN: -10.3%
TFS: -00.5%
TOJ: -84.0%
VDE: -13.7%
VGO: -14.1%
VIT: -87.6%
VLC: -04.5%
VLL: -33.5%
XRY: -13.9%
ZAZ: -15.3%



As for the cargo, in May there was a decrease by 5.3%. The drop for the period January-May is 3.2%.

For any further information about statistics and air traffic forecasts, please visit our airport statistics.

 

Source: elEconomista.es

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