Passenger traffic at Barcelona-El Prat Airport grew by 3.6% in February

–          Users with EU routes are the fastest growing at 9%

–          More than 17,000 operations took place, 0.6% fewer than in 2014

–          Goods increased by 14.3%, with more than 8,700 tonnes

Barcelona-El Prat Airport closed February with 2,218,651 passengers, representing a year on year increase of 3.6%. In the first two months of the year, 4,421,928 users were recorded, 4.3% more than in 2014.

Passengers on routes to EU countries were the fastest growing in February, with an increase of 9% over 2014. Intercontinental passengers increased by 5.1%, whereas International non-EU passengers decreased by 5.8%. Finally, passengers on domestic flights fell by 0.1%.

In the area of ​​operations, during the month of February 17,507 take-offs and landings were performed, representing 0.6% fewer than last year. In the year to date, 35,824 movements have been carried out, 0.4% fewer than in 2014.

Finally, Barcelona-El Prat Airport transported 8,747 tonnes of air cargo, 14.3% more than in February last year. Goods on International Non-EU routes are the fastest growing at 8.5%. In the first months of the year, 16,552 tonnes of goods were handled, which represents an increase of 6.2% over the same period in 2014.


Source: AENA
Photo: Eric Salard/ flickr

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