In the month of June, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 13.3 million passengers, an increase of 11.8 percent compared to the same month in 2017.
Starting in July, Jardines del Rey International Airport, Cuba, will increase its operations with a flight from Portugal, which returns every summer, and a second flight from Russia.
Europe’s airports were kept busy in February with ACI Europe, Europe’s airport trade association, reporting an increase in both passenger and freight numbers.
In August, Hong Kong International Airport recorded a 5.7 percent surge in passenger volume, to 6.51 million, driven by a seven percent year-on-year jump in transfers and transits, as well as a six percent increase in Hong Kong resident travel.
In the first half of the year (H1), Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 3,609,875 passengers, registering a 5.4 percent year-to-date increase over H1 2016.
Despite an industry-wide decline in yield margins in the first quarter (Q1) of this year, Air Arabia delivered solid commercial and operational results, which are said to have surpassed analysts' expectations.
According to Airports Council International, global passenger air traffic increased 5.6 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of the year, with the Asia Pacific region leading the growth.
According to the March Passengers Survey, Cyprus recorded the highest volume of tourist arrivals ever during that particular month.
Qatar Airways has marked its seventh anniversary in Melbourne by announcing plans to introduce its superjumbo A380 aircraft from June 30, in order to meet rising passenger demand.
Emirates announced that it will operate the first ever commercial Airbus A380 flight to Morocco and North Africa, replacing the Boeing 777-300ER aircraft currently used, with an A380 double decker aircraft by March 26.