Barcelona-El Prat Airport recorded 2,164,075 passengers during the month of January, a figure which is a growth of 7.8% over the same month last year. Non EU international traffic rose 9.2%, with a notable increase in passengers on intercontinental flights, which stands at 11.1% more than January 2011.

As far as intercontinental flights are concerned, the growth of the Latin American market stands out with 72.8% more than in 2011, and the Middle East, with a rise of 63.61%. In terms of operations, during the last month 20,747 take-offs and landings were made, a figure which implies a drop of 3.9%.

As regards freight transport, Barcelona-El Prat Airport handled 7,190,858 kg, 7.8% down on January last year.

Source: Aena Aeropuertos


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