Travel Retail and Duty Free Business Intelligence    Monday 26 January 2015

TRAFFIC NEWS

Abu Dhabi Airport posts record passenger traffic growth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/15

UAE. 20 million passengers passed through the airport’s three terminals in 2014, up more than +20% over the previous year.

‘A high price island’: Strong Swiss Franc a major challenge for Zürich Airport

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/01/15

SWITZERLAND. Zürich Airport turned in an impressively resilient commercial performance in 2014 given a difficult trading climate. But it faces huge challenges this year following the Swiss government’s recent scrapping of the three-year-old cap of the Franc against the Euro.

Aéroports de Paris posts record year for passenger traffic in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/01/15

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris handled 92.7 million passengers in 2014, an increase of +2.6% and an all-time high, with Middle East and Asia Pacific traffic key drivers.

Miami International Airport posts record passenger numbers in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/01/15

USA. Passenger traffic at Miami International Airport reached 40.9 million last year as the airport added new destinations and eight new airlines.

Chinese lead international passenger growth at Sydney Airport in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/01/15

AUSTRALIA. Chinese travellers were the largest contributor to international passenger growth at Sydney Airport in 2014, with volumes surging by +16.4%.

Hong Kong Airport posts record passenger numbers in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

HONG KONG. Passenger traffic reached 63.4 million, with a strong year-end buoyed by healthy regional growth from North Asia and Southeast Asia.

Malaysia Airports traffic growth in 2014 affected by airline disasters

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 19/01/15

MALAYSIA. Passenger movements grew by a lower-than-expected +4.7% as a result of “the two major unprecedented Malaysia Airlines incidents” during 2014.

Munich Airport records all-time high for passenger traffic in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/01/15

GERMANY. Passenger traffic at Munich Airport recorded an all-time high in 2014, hitting 39.7 million, with international volumes making a big contribution.

Passenger traffic at Asia Pacific airports up +6% in November 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/01/15

ASIA PACIFIC. Passenger traffic in Asia Pacific and Middle Eastern airports showed continued moderate growth in November 2014, rising +6.0% and +6.1% respectively.

Frankfurt Airport posts record passenger traffic in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/01/15

GERMANY. Frankfurt Airport handled 59.6 million passengers in 2014, an increase of +2.6% year-on-year (despite strike-related disruptions) and a new annual record.

Copenhagen Airport passenger traffic posts solid growth in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/01/15

DENMARK. Passenger traffic at Copenhagen Airport hit a new record of 25.6 million in 2014, buoyed by healthy growth in long-haul international volumes.

Dublin Airport passenger traffic leaps by +8% year-on-year in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

IRELAND. Passenger numbers at Dublin Airport increased by +8% last year, with European traffic climbing by +5% and transatlantic by +14% year-on-year.

Glasgow Airport records +4.8% growth in busiest year since 2008

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

UK. More than 7.7 million passengers travelled through Glasgow Airport in 2014, after a strong final quarter, with 8 million predicted in 2015.

London Gatwick Airport passenger traffic surges to 38 million in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

UK. London Gatwick Airport recorded its busiest ever year in 2014, hitting 38 million passengers, with a sharp rise in December (+8%) closing the year.

London Heathrow Airport posts record passenger numbers in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/01/15

UK. London Heathrow Airport posted record passenger traffic in 2014, to 73.4 million, with strong growth from Latin America, Middle East and East Asia.

Asia Pacific airlines record steady growth in demand in November 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/01/15

ASIA PACIFIC. International passenger traffic in the region grew +5.5% to 21.1 million in November 2014, driven by business travel, according to AAPA.

JFK Airport Terminal 4 marks record year with 17 million travellers

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/01/15

USA. JFK Airport’s Terminal 4 welcomed 17.1 million travellers in 2014 following a terminal expansion including new retail and restaurant offerings.

Passenger traffic posts healthy growth at Europe’s airports in November

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 08/01/15

EUROPE. Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports grew by +5.3% year-on-year in November, with EU airports matching the solid growth at non-EU locations.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hits record 55 million passengers in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15

NETHERLANDS. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol handled a record 55 million passengers in 2014, an increase of +4.6% compared to the previous year.

International passenger growth forecast to top 5% in 2015: Air4Casts

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/01/15

INTERNATIONAL. Global total passenger numbers could rise by +5% in 2015, according to leading aviation analyst and research company Air4Casts.

Dubai International posts +4.3% climb in passenger traffic in November

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 30/12/14

UAE. "We are confident of ending the year above 70 million and confirming our position as the busiest international airport," says Dubai Airports CEO Paul Griffiths.

Surging Chinese arrivals sets the scene for Incheon duty free tender

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 23/12/14

SOUTH KOREA. Chinese visitor arrivals rocketed by +66.7% year-on-year in November, following a +57.3% increase in October.

'Remarkable results': UNWTO predicts record international tourism in 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 18/12/14

INTERNATIONAL. The UN World Tourism Organization expects global tourist numbers to reach 1.1 billion after growth of +4.7% to the end of October.

ACI Asia-Pacific airports post +7.3% increase in October passenger traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 16/12/14

ASIA PACIFIC. Passenger traffic in Asia Pacific rose by +7.3% in October while the Middle East posted a +7.6% increase for the month, according to ACI Asia-Pacific.

Hong Kong International maintains robust passenger traffic growth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 15/12/14

HONG KONG. Hong Kong International Airport maintained its healthy traffic growth in November, handling 5.1 million passengers, up by +5.4% year-on-year.

International passenger traffic surges ahead in October, reports ACI

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/12/14

INTERNATIONAL. Passenger traffic at the world’s airports climbed by +6% year-on-year in October, with international traffic surging by +6.3%, ACI reports.

Heathrow Airport records busiest ever November for passenger traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/12/14

UK. London Heathrow has posted its busiest ever November, with 5.47 million passengers travelling through the airport, an increase of +1.1% year-on-year.

Copenhagen Airport targets traffic record despite slow November growth

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

DENMARK. Passenger traffic for the year is set to exceed 25 million after growth of +2.4% in November and +6.7% for the year so far.

Frankfurt Airport posts new record for November passenger traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

GERMANY. Frankfurt Airport handled over 4.4 million passengers in November, up by +2.5% year-on-year and a new all-time record for the month.

Upbeat IATA forecasts surge in airline passenger traffic in 2015

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 10/12/14

INTERNATIONAL. The International Air Transport Association says passenger traffic will rise +7% in 2015, aided by lower fuel prices and a better global economy.

Manchester Airports Group reports robust growth in half-year results

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 09/12/14

UK. Manchester Airports Group has reported a solid financial performance for the six months to 30 September, aided by passenger traffic and commercial growth.

EU airports lead European passenger traffic growth in October

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 01/12/14

EUROPE. Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports climbed by +5.5% year-on-year in October, with EU airport growth oustripping increases at non-EU airports.

Retail and advertising revenues buoy Airport Authority Hong Kong

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 26/11/14

HONG KONG. Strong growth in commercial concessions revenue buoyed Airport Authority Hong Kong’s performance in the six months to 30 September.

Singapore Changi Airport buoyed by strong South Asia traffic in October

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 25/11/14

SINGAPORE. Passenger traffic at Singapore Changi Airport grew +1.9% to 4.49 million last month, with traffic to and from South Asia rising +14% on-year.

Global airports report strong passenger traffic growth in August

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/11/14

INTERNATIONAL. The Middle East and Africa recorded the biggest increases as growth accelerated in August, Airports Council International reports.

Gatwick Airport retail improvements boost spend as traffic surges

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 20/11/14

UK. Passenger traffic grew by +8.0% in the six months to 30 September as recent investments across both terminals drove income per passenger higher.

Chinese visitors surge as tourist arrivals rebound in Thailand

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

THAILAND. A +6.14% increase in total visitor arrivals in October is the first monthly growth since January following a period of political turmoil.

Hong Kong International Airport passenger volumes leap in October

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 17/11/14

HONG KONG. Passenger traffic at Hong Kong International Airport climbed by +7.4% year-on-year in October, with visitor and transfer numbers surging ahead.

Aéroports de Paris posts solid retail revenue growth in first nine months

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

FRANCE. Aéroports de Paris’ retail revenue climbed by +3.2% year-on-year in the first nine months, with a strong performance from duty paid activities.

Asia Pacific passenger traffic maintains solid growth rate in September

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 13/11/14

ASIA PACIFIC. Passenger traffic at Asia Pacific’s airports climbed by +5.1% year-on-year in September, ACI Asia-Pacific reports, with Middle East airports up +9.3%.

Copenhagen Airport heads for new annual record as October traffic climbs

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

DENMARK. Copenhagen Airport handled 2.3 million passengers in October, up +7.1% year-on-year, as the Nordic hub targets 25 million in the full year.

Frankfurt Airport passenger traffic climbs in October despite strike impact

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 12/11/14

GERMANY. Passenger traffic at Frankfurt Airport climbed by +1.4% year-on-year in October to 5.5 million, despite the impact of a pilots' strike during the month.

Gatwick highlights growth as UK public mulls airport expansion

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

UK. The airport has noted strong growth in October as the Airports Commission launches its public consultation on airport expansion in London.

Heathrow Airport delivers busiest October for passenger traffic

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 11/11/14

UK. London Heathrow Airport recorded its busiest ever October with a total of 6.32 million passengers, an increase of +0.4% on October a year earlier.

European airport passenger traffic posts solid increase in September

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/14

EUROPE. Passenger traffic at Europe’s airports climbed by +3.9% year-on-year in September, with the gap in growth between EU and non-EU airports closing.

TAV Airports reveals record profits in first nine months of 2014

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 07/11/14

TURKEY. TAV Airports Holding has posted a +52% surge in net profit for the first nine months, with the duty free business recovering from a slow start to 2014.

Frankfurt Airport retail performance dips sharply in first nine months

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 06/11/14

GERMANY. Fraport Group today reported a -2.7% dip in retail revenues for the first nine months of 2014 to €141 million, with per passenger spend also down.

Retail and F&B performance buoys Copenhagen Airport results

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 05/11/14

DENMARK. Healthy growth in retail and in particular food & beverage boosted Copenhagen Airports’ non-aeronautical performance in the first nine months.

Heathrow Airport posts solid increase in retail revenue in first nine months

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 29/10/14

UK. Heathrow Airport’s retail income climbed by +2.8% to £371 million in the nine months ended 30 September; duty free revenue was up by +3.3%.

Global passenger traffic to more than double by 2034 says IATA

Source: ©The Moodie Report - 21/10/14

INTERNATIONAL. Traffic will grow by +4.1% a year on average to 7.3 billion according to the International Air Transport Association’s first 20-year forecast.