Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Friday 06 May 2016

TRAFFIC NEWS

Dubai International passenger traffic maintains growth momentum in March

Source: İThe Moodie Davitt Report - 26/04/16

UAE. Passenger numbers at Dubai International climbed by +7.4% year-on-year in March, and by +6.8% in the first quarter, as the new Concourse D opened.

Latest Air4Casts and Skyscanner report reveals London's appeal to Chinese

Source: İAir4Casts, Skyscanner, The Moodie Davitt Report - 26/04/16

UK/CHINA. The second in an exclusive series for The Moodie Davitt Report from Air4casts and Skyscanner underlines London's appeal to Chinese travellers.

Heathrow Airport posts sharp rise in retail revenue per passenger in Q1

Source: İThe Moodie Davitt Report - 21/04/16

UK. Buoyed by redevelopment at T5 in particular, Heathrow Airport posts a double-digit surge in Q1 retail revenue and a sharp rise in revenue per passenger.

China to Japan travel demand booms: Air4Casts & Skyscanner provide timely new travel search analysis

Source: İAir4Casts & Skyscanner* - 20/04/16

CHINA/JAPAN. In the first of a regular new series for The Moodie Davitt Report, Air4casts and Skyscanner reveal the extent of the Chinese visitor surge to Japan.

Hong Kong International records +4.8% March increase in passenger traffic

Source: İThe Moodie Davitt Report - 19/04/16

HONG KONG. In the first quarter of 2016, the airport handled 17.6 million passengers which represents a solid +7.5% year-on-year increase.

Retail rebound: Zürich Airport posts gains in commercial turnover in Q1

Source: İThe Moodie Davitt Report - 14/04/16

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport commercial turnover climbed by a solid +4.7% year-on-year in March and by +3.6% in the first quarter of 2016.

ACI reports strongest rate of growth in passenger traffic since 2010

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 24/03/16

INTERNATIONAL. Global passenger traffic grew +5.7% in December and +6.1% for the 2015 calendar year despite weak economic growth, association says.

Asia Pacific and Middle East airports post robust traffic rises in January

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 23/03/16

ASIA PACIFIC. Asia Pacific and Middle East airports posted healthy increases in passenger traffic in January, with hubs such as Delhi and Beijing climbing sharply.

‘Best results in our history’: Munich Airport's record traffic & earnings

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 23/03/16

GERMANY. Munich Airport posted solid earnings and revenue growth in 2015, as it prepares to open the eagerly awaited new T2 satellite next month.

Higher and higher – Dubai International hits new monthly passenger peak

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 15/03/16

UAE. Records, it seems, are simply there to be broken at Dubai International. The New Year begins as 2015 left off with an all-time monthly traffic record.

Southeast Asia and Japan traffic buoys Hong Kong International in February

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 14/03/16

HONG KONG. Strong Japan and Southeast Asia traffic, as well as Hong Kong resident traffic, lifted passenger volumes at Hong Kong Airport in February.

Zürich Airport commercial sales boosted by leap day in February

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 14/03/16

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport commercial turnover (net sales to consumers from retail and food & beverage) climbed +6% in February.

Leap day impact drives Frankfurt Airport to new February traffic record

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 11/03/16

GERMANY. Buoyed by the leap day, Frankfurt Airport posted an all-time February high for passenger traffic, while Fraport Group's airports had mixed results.

Zürich Airport hurt by commercial impact of Swiss Franc surge

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 11/03/16

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport non-aviation revenue climbed marginally in 2015, hit hard by the surge in the value of the Swiss Franc against the Euro.

Denver International hits record high for concession sales in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 26/02/16

USA. Denver International Airport hit a new annual high for concessions sales in 2015, at US$335.7 million, with average spend also reaching a new peak.

Asia Pacific and Middle East airports post strong 2015 passenger growth

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 25/02/16

INTERNATIONAL. Several Asia and Middle East airports posted strong 2015 passenger growth, none more so than Bangkok's second airport, Don Mueang.

Hong Kong International Airport traffic surges in January

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 24/02/16

HONG KONG. Passenger traffic at Hong Kong International surged in January, buoyed by big increases from Mainland China, Southeast Asia and local residents.

Retail investment buoys Sydney Airport performance in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 18/02/16

AUSTRALIA. Sydney Airport reports a +3.3% rise in retail revenues to US$188 million) aided by accelerated development of the T1 commercial offer.

Airports of Thailand concession revenues climb sharply in first quarter

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 15/02/16

THAILAND. Airports of Thailand concession revenues, and its income from duty free sales, grew sharply in the three months to 31 December 2015.

TAV Airports revenue climbs but net profit slips; duty free spend rises

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 12/02/16

TURKEY. Leading Turkish airport company TAV delivers a solid set of 2015 results, reporting a healthy rise of +8% in duty free spend per passenger.

Zürich Airport commercial turnover climbs marginally in January

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 11/02/16

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport retail and food & beverage sales grow slightly in January, a year on from the government's removal of the currency cap.

Denver International posts all-time passenger traffic record

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 09/02/16

USA. Denver International Airport set a new annual record for passenger traffic in 2015, of 54 million, as it marked its 20th year of operations.

Atlanta Airport tops 100 million passenger mark for first time in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 08/02/16

USA. Hartsfield-Jackson retains status as world’s busiest airport for the 18th year, becoming the first airport to top the 100 million passenger mark.

German airports post solid rise in 2015 traffic despite impact of strikes

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 05/02/16

GERMANY. Germany’s 22 international airports saw passenger traffic climb by +3.9% in 2015, a solid result despite the effect of strike action at key airlines.

Dubai International retains number one status for international traffic

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 01/02/16

UAE. Dubai International retained its position as the world’s leading airport for international passengers with annual traffic of just over 78 million in 2015.

Changi Airport posts all-time record for passenger traffic in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 27/01/16

SINGAPORE. Changi Airport hit a new annual high for passenger traffic of 55.4 million. There were strong gains in 2015 on routes to Thailand, Vietnam and China.

Shanghai's two airports handle 99 million passengers in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 22/01/16

CHINA. As work begins on Shanghai Pudong's US$3.1 billion third terminal, Shanghai Airport Authority reveals sharp growth in passenger traffic in 2015.

Munich Airport passenger traffic passes 40 million for first time in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 20/01/16

GERMANY. Munich Airport posted an all-time high for passenger traffic in 2015, with volumes climbing to 41 million, buoyed by surging long-haul growth.

Strong rise in international traffic drives Sydney Airport to record year

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 20/01/16

AUSTRALIA. Encouraging news for Sydney Airport's commercial partners as passenger traffic hits a record high in 2015, buoyed by international growth.

Bengaluru Airport traffic surges in 2015; planning for new T2 continues

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 19/01/16

INDIA. Bengaluru Kempegowda International Airport posted traffic growth of +25.2% in 2015; designs for a new Terminal 2 will be finalised this year.

Asia Pacific and Middle East traffic demand remains robust in November

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 18/01/16

ASIA PACIFIC. Passenger traffic climbed by +7% year-on-year in Asia Pacific in November, boosted by healthy growth at many of India's major airports.

Dublin Airport posts all-time high for passenger traffic in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 18/01/16

IRELAND. Dublin Airport was buoyed by strong double-digit growth in traffic in 2015, aided by surging passenger numbers on European and transatlantic routes.

Hong Kong International sets new annual high for passenger traffic

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 18/01/16

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport hit an all-time high for passenger traffic in 2015, of 68.5 million, buoyed by new routes and airlines at the Asian hub.

Frankfurt Airport passes 60 million passenger milestone in record year

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 15/01/16

GERMANY. Frankfurt Airport handled 61 million passengers in 2015, an all-time high, but there were mixed results for Fraport Group's international portfolio.

Paris airports post annual high for passenger traffic in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 14/01/16

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris passenger volumes hit a new record high in 2015, with North America and Middle East routes driving long-haul growth.

Copenhagen Airport buoyed by long-haul traffic growth in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 13/01/16

DENMARK. Healthy growth on long-haul routes helped Copenhagen Airport post a +3.8% rise in passenger traffic in 2015, hitting an all-time high of 26.6 million.

Zürich Airport reveals commercial impact of strong Swiss Franc in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 13/01/16

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport commercial turnover (sales from shops and restaurants) slipped by -1.4% year-on-year in 2015, with a sharp fall in airside sales mainly due to the impact of the strong Swiss Franc.

London Heathrow Airport posts annual passenger traffic record in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 11/01/16

UK. Heathrow Airport traffic hit a record figure of almost 75 million passengers in 2015, buoyed by growth in key markets such as China and the Middle East.

EU airport passenger traffic posts healthy growth in November

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 08/01/16

EUROPE. Passenger traffic at European airports climbed by +4.6% year-on-year in November, buoyed by a healthy performance at EU locations.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol sets passenger traffic record in 2015

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 05/01/16

NETHERLANDS. Traffic at the Dutch hub climbed by +6% in 2015, and Schiphol Group expects to pass the 60 million passenger mark in 2016.

Asia Pacific and Middle East airports post strong October traffic gains

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 22/12/15

ASIA PACIFIC/MIDDLE EAST. October sees very strong double-digit passenger growth at Kansai, Busan, Kunming, Bengaluru and Delhi airports.

Latest pax figures from 220 airports assessed in new Air4Casts study

Source: Air4Casts*; The Moodie Report - 15/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. There's plenty of good news in global passenger numbers for November, says Air4casts, with Paris not as soft as expected.

Zürich Airport commercial turnover dips sharply in November as strength of Swiss Franc continues to bite

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 15/12/15

SWITZERLAND. As Zürich Airport draws towards the end of one of its toughest trading years, the business in shops and restaurants continues to struggle, notably airside. Commercial turnover slipped by -5.9% year-on-year in November to CHF39.6 million (US$40.3 million), with average spend per passenger down sharply. In related news, Patrick Graf is to leave his role as commercial chief, to be replaced by Stefan Gross from next February.

Air4Casts warns about overstating tourism impact of Paris attacks

Source: Air4Casts*, The Moodie Report - 11/12/15

FRANCE. Detailed November passenger data from Air France-KLM indicates some analysts' findings have been dramatically overstated.

Lower oil prices, economic growth and passenger demand buoy airline profits

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 11/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. The International Air Transport Association has revealed its industry outlook for 2016, forecasting a sharp rise in profits among airlines.

European and long-haul traffic growth buoys Copenhagen Airport in November

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 10/12/15

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airport posted double-digit passenger traffic growth in November, boosted by routes to the UK, Italy and the Middle East.

Heathrow Airport posts record passenger traffic volumes in November

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 10/12/15

UK. London Heathrow Airport passenger traffic hit a new high in November, aided by healthy growth on China, Latin America and Middle East routes.

Strike action prompts sharp fall in Frankfurt Airport traffic in November

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 10/12/15

GERMANY. Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport fell by double digits year-on-year in November due to the impact of a Lufthansa crew strike during the month.

Airports to handle over 14 billion passengers by 2034: new DKMA report

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 09/12/15

INTERNATIONAL. DKMA forecasts that around 14.6 billion passengers a year will use the world’s airports by 2034, up from 6.6 billion in 2015.

Eastern Europe and North America traffic growth buoys Dubai International

Source: İThe Moodie Report - 09/12/15

UAE. Passenger traffic at Dubai International climbed by +4.4% year-on-year in October, and by +11.2% year to date, as volumes continue to grow sharply.