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Aéroports de Paris: February 2009 Traffic Figures

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Aéroports de Paris: February 2009 Traffic Figures

Aéroports de Paris: February 2009 Traffic Figures

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:

Passenger traffic

In February 2009, passenger traffic at Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) (Pink Sheets:AEOPF) decreased by 8.1% compared to February 2008. Paris airports handled a total of 5.6 million passengers divided up between 3.8 million for Paris-Charles de Gaulle (-8.8%) and 1.7 million for Paris-Orly (-6.3%).

The current economic context, as well as the effects of February having one day less than last year (28 days in 2009 compared to 29 days in 2008) explain this change.

  • International traffic decreased by 5%. Traffic on routes to and from Africa was dynamic, growing by 2.5%. By contrast, on North and Latin America routes, traffic decreased by 8.5% and 9.8% respectively, while Asia dropped by 9.2% and the Middle East by 5.3%.
  • Domestic traffic stood at -6.3%.
  • European traffic decreased overall by 11.2% of which 11.5% on Schengen routes and 13.2% for the British and Irish markets.

Commercial passenger traffic

Passenger

traffic figures

  February 2009   %

change*

  January to February 2009   %

change*

  12 months to February 2009   %

Change*

Paris-CDG

3,817,220 -8.8% 7,924,018 -7.6% 60,220,431 -0.1%

Paris-Orly

1,746,852 -6.3% 3,556,637 -8.6% 25,875,336 -2.1%

Total

5,564,072 -8.1% 11,480,655 -7.9% 86,095,767 -0.7%

* year on year


Traffic by geographic area

Geographic areas   % of total traffic   Monthly change

Feb. 2009 / Feb. 2008

Europe

Domestic 20% -6.3%
French Overseas Territories and Departments 4.1% -11.2%
Europe 39.7% -11.2%

of which Schengen

28.2% -11.5%

Other international

 
Africa 12.1% +2.5%
North America 7.9% -8.5%
Latin America 4.5% -9.8%
Middle East 4.7% -5.3%
Asia/Pacific 7% -9.2%
Total 100% -8.1%

Note: All our traffic figures are based on commercial passenger traffic (including passengers in direct transit)

Aircraft movements

The number of aircraft movements stood at -7% in February 2009 year on year (-7.8% at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and -4.7% at Paris-Orly). The passenger load factor reached 67.6% compared with 68.5% in February 2008.

Commercial aircraft movements

 

  February

2009

  %

change*

  January to February 2009   %

change*

  12 months to February 2009   %

change*

Paris-CDG

38,603

-7.8%

79,684

-7.3%

544,911 -0.2%

Paris-Orly

16,479

-4.7%

33,660

-8.5%

227,044 -2.3%

Total

55,082

-6.9%

113,344

-7.6%

771,955 -0.9%

* year on year


www.aeroportsdeparis.fr

Aéroports de Paris builds, develops and manages airports including Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Paris-Orly and Paris-Le Bourget. Aéroports de Paris is Europe's second-largest airport group in terms of airport revenue and the European leader for freight and mail. Aéroports de Paris accommodates nearly 460 airlines, including the main companies in the air transport industry. With an exceptional geographic location and a major catchment area, the Group is pursuing its strategy of adapting and modernizing its terminal facilities and upgrading quality of services, and also intends to develop its retail and real estate business. In 2008, Aéroports de Paris had revenues of €2,527 million, and the Group handled 87.1 million passengers.

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