13.04.2006: All traffic segments report good results for March
After a good start during the first two months of this year, traffic growth also remained positive in March. The number of passengers rose 6.1% to a total of 1,251,631. Flight movements increased by 4.2% and maximum take-off weight (MTOW) grew 6.5%. Cargo turnover was 34.2% higher primarily due to an increase in the frequency of cargo only flights, in particular from the Far East.
Scheduled traffic by region showed different results: a slight minus of 2.7% was recorded in travel to the USA, but traffic to destinations in the Far East again showed a strong growth with a plus of 20.4%. The number of passengers travelling to the Middle East grew by 7.6%.
The number of passengers increased 8.4% to 3,375,744 for the first quarter of 2006. Maximum take-off weight (MTOW) increased 5.2%, flight movements rose 3.8% and cargo volume grew 25.4%.
Maximum Take Off Weight
Flight movements (arrival + departure)
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