• European Air Traffic Growth Was Down this Summer

    3 monthes ago - By Global Traveler Usa

    Passenger traffic growth at European airports slowed to just 5 percent in this year's third quarter, according to numbers from airport trade body ACI Europe show. That was down slightly from the year-over-year growth of 6 percent in Q2 and 9 percent in Q1.
    Those numbers, for what is usually a busy summer season, show passenger growth is “robust, but diminishing,” according to Olivier Jankovec, director general, ACI Europe. He attributed the slowdown to airport capacity, industrial unrest, rising oil prices and airline consolidation.
    Not all airports saw a slowdown in growth. Airports in...
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