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Aéroports de Paris : April 2009 Traffic Figures

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Aéroports de Paris : April 2009 Traffic Figures

Aéroports de Paris : April 2009 Traffic Figures

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

Passenger traffic

In April 2009, passenger traffic at Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) dropped by 1.7% compared to April 2008. Paris airports handled a total of 7.3 million passengers divided up between 5.1 million for Paris-Charles de Gaulle (-1.9%) and 2.2 million for Paris-Orly (-1.2%). The spring break in Paris area, which occurred in April this year but in April and May last year, had a favourable impact on traffic. Over the first four months of the year, traffic dropped by 6.7%.

  • This month of April was marked by a slight decline in international traffic of 1.2%. Traffic on routes to and from Africa was dynamic. It grew by 4.7% pulled by North African destinations.
    Traffic on North America routes fell by 1.1% while Latin America dropped by 7.6%. On Middle Eastern and Asian routes, traffic dropped by 2.0% and 7.9% respectively.
  • Domestic traffic stood at -3.7%.
  • European traffic fell by 1.4% including -1.0% on Schengen routes and -1.1% for the British and Irish markets.

The number of transfer passengers increased by 0.1% in April 2009 compared with April 2008. Over the first four months of the year, the number of transfer passengers decreased by 5.0%, putting the rate of transfers at 24.9% (24.4% over the first four months of 2008).

Commercial passenger traffic

Passenger
traffic figures

 

  April

2009

 

%

change*

 

January to
April 2009

 

%

change*

 

12 months
to April 2009

 

%

Change*

Paris-CDG

5,077,234 -1.9% 17,524,898 -6.4% 59,668,027 -1.3%

Paris-Orly

2,242,692 -1.2% 7,806,635 -7.3% 25,598,778 -3.2%

Total

7,319,926 -1.7% 25,331,533 -6.7% 85,266,805 -1.9%

* year on year

Traffic by geographic area

Geographic areas   % of total traffic   Monthly change

April 2009 / April 2008

Europe

Domestic 19% -3.7%
French Overseas Territories and Departments 3.4% +1.3%

Europe

42.6%

-1.4%

of which Schengen

33.3%

-1.0%

 

 

 

Other international

 
Africa 12% +4.7%
North America 9.1% -1.1%
Latin America 3.3% -7.6%
Middle East 4.8% -2.0%
Asia/Pacific 5.8% -7.9%
Total 100% -1.7%

Note: All our traffic figures are based on commercial passenger traffic (including passengers in direct transit). Switzerland joined the Schengen area.

Aircraft movements

The number of aircraft movements saw a 4.3% decrease in April 2009 year on year (-4.9% at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and -2.8% at Paris-Orly). The passenger load factor reached 75.5% compared with 74.2% in April 2008.

Commercial aircraft movements

 

  April

2009

 

%

change*

 

January to
April 2009

 

%

change*

 

12 months to
April 2009

 

%

change*

Paris-CDG

44,621

-4.9%

168,997

-5.0%

542,344 -1.1%

Paris-Orly

19,451

-2.8%

71,922

-6.0%

225,576 -3.1%

Total

64,072

-4.3%

240,919

-5.3%

767,920 -1.7%

* year on year

www.aeroportsdeparis.fr

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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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