Operations increased by 5.5% compared to the same month in 2015, while goods did so an 18.8%

Barcelona-El Prat Airport has started the New Year with passenger growth. Specifically, 2,517,214 users passed through the facility in Barcelona in January, recording an increase of 14.2% compared to the same month in 2015.


By areas, in passenger growth non-EU international flights stood out last month with a rise of 15.7%, followed by EU passengers with 14.4%. As for national growth, this has also continued in recent months to stand at 13.4% more than the same month last year.


In the intercontinental sector, by market, the Middle East has the highest rate with 22.3% growth, followed by Latin America with 19.8% and North America with 16.3%.


Regarding operations, last January there were 19,332 aircraft movements, an increase of 5.5%, with most growth in international movements: 6.5% more than in the same period in 2015.


Finally, airfreight continues to grow during the beginning of the year. This month there has been 18.8% more than in 2015, with 9,273 tonnes of goods moved; particularly cargo from/to non-EU international countries, with 38.8% growth.

Source: aena

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