-         Representing an increase of 5.7% over 2014

-         Passengers on intercontinental flights rose 19.3%

-         Cargo transportation increased by 14.7% with more than 10,300 tonnes

Barcelona-El Prat Airport closed its best July ever, reaching 4,257,534 passengers; representing an increase of 5.7% compared to the same month in 2014. In the year to date, the Airport has recorded 22,321,477 users, 5% up on last year.

During the month of July, the 19.3% increase in passengers on intercontinental flights stood out, as well as the 9.7% rise in EU passengers. Domestic users continued to grow in July with a 5.1% increase over 2014. Meanwhile, passengers on non-EU international flights recorded a decrease of 3%.

As regards operations, during the month of July, 29,443 movements were carried out, which translates into an increase of 0.9%. From January to July, 166,481 take-offs and landings were reached, 1.3% more than in 2014.

Finally, 10,396 tonnes of cargo were transported during the month, representing an increase of 14.7% compared to 2014. In this regard, it is particularly worth noting cargo on non-EU international routes which increased by 23.8% compared to the same month last year. Up to July, 65,905 tonnes were recorded, a 10.9% increase.

Source: aena.es/ 2015-08-12

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