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Aéroports de Paris: March 2009 Traffic Figures

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Aéroports de Paris: March 2009 Traffic Figures

Aéroports de Paris: March 2009 Traffic Figures

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

Passenger traffic

In March 2009, passenger traffic at Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) (Pink Sheets:AEOPF) decreased by 9.8% compared to March 2008. Paris airports handled a total of 6.5 million passengers divided up between 4.5 million for Paris-Charles de Gaulle (-9.1%) and 2.0 million for Paris-Orly (-11.2%).

  • International traffic decreased by 6.3%. Traffic on routes to and from Africa was stable at -0.5%. However, on North and Latin America routes, traffic decreased by 11.2% and 7.3% respectively, while Asia dropped by 7.7% and the Middle East by 7.2%.
  • Domestic traffic stood at -7.2% with notably the impact on domestic flights of the nationwide strike on March 19th and the strong rail competition, particularly on the route from Paris to Strasbourg.
  • European traffic, fell by 12.9% including 13.7% on Schengen routes and 11.3% for the British and Irish markets.

Commercial passenger traffic

Passenger

traffic figures

  March

2009

  %

change*

  January to March 2009   %

change*

  12 months to March 2009   %

Change*

Paris-CDG

4,523,646 -9.1% 12,447,664 -8.2% 59,767,695 -1.1%

Paris-Orly

2,004,023 -11.2% 5,560,660 -9.6% 25,622,185 -3.1%

Total

6,527,669 -9.8% 18,008,324 -8.6% 85,389,880 -1.7%

* year on year

Traffic by geographic area

Geographic areas   % of total traffic   Monthly change

March. 2009 / March 2008

Europe

Domestic 19.9% -7.2%
French Overseas Territories and Departments 3.5% -20.3%
Europe 40.2% -12.9%
of which Schengen 28.9% -13.7%

Other international

 
Africa 11.9% -0.5%
North America 8.9% -11.2%
Latin America 4.1% -7.3%
Middle East 4.8% -7.2%
Asia/Pacific 6.7% -7.7%
Total 100% -9.8%

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 -1.8% in March 2009 year on year (-0.6% at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and -4.5% at Paris-Orly). The passenger load factor reached 69.2% compared with 74.0% in March 2008.

Commercial aircraft movements

 

  March

2009

  %

change*

  January to March 2009   %

change*

  12 months to March 2009   %

change*

Paris-CDG

44,692

-0.6%

124,376

-5%

544,622 -0.3%

Paris-Orly

18,811

-4.5%

52,471

-7.1%

226,147 -2.5%

Total

63,503

-1.8%

176,847

-5.6%

770,769 -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 €2,527.0 million, and the Group handled 87.1 million passengers.

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