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Aéroports de Paris August 2009 Traffic Figures

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Aéroports de Paris August 2009 Traffic Figures

Aéroports de Paris August 2009 Traffic Figures

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

Passenger traffic

In August 2009, passenger traffic at Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) (Pink Sheets:AEOPF) dropped by 3.5% compared to August 2008. Paris airports handled a total of 8.1 million passengers divided up between 5.7 million for Paris-Charles de Gaulle (-4.5%) and 2.4 million for Paris-Orly (-1.1%).

  • International traffic (excluding Europe) decreased by 3.9%. Traffic on routes to and from Africa saw a 1.6% decrease. Traffic on North America routes fell by 4.8% while Latin America dropped by 9.1%. On Middle Eastern and Asian routes, traffic dropped by 7.4% and 1.9% respectively.
  • European traffic (excluding France) fell by 4.1% including -4.2% on Schengen routes and -5.7% for the British and Irish markets.
  • Domestic traffic stood at -3.0%.
  • The number of connecting passengers decreased by 2.2% in August 2009 compared with August 2008 with a connecting rate of 25.4% (compared with 24.9% in August 2008).

For the first eight months of the year, passenger traffic decreased by 5.6%. For the same period, the number of connecting passengers decreased by 4.3% resulting in a connecting rate of 24.2% (against 23.9% for the first eight months of 2008).

Commercial passenger traffic

Passenger

traffic figures

  August

2009

  %

change*

  January to August 2009   %

change*

  12 months to July 2009   %

Change*

Paris-CDG

5,711,714 -4.5% 39,087,419 -5,9% 58,404,993 -4.5%

Paris-Orly

2,416,960 -1.1% 17,211,105 -4.6% 25,373,363 -4.2%

Total

8,128,674 -3.5% 56,298,524 -5.6% 83,778,356 -4.4%

* year on year

Traffic by geographic area

Geographic areas   % of total traffic   Monthly change

August 2009 / August 2008

Europe

Domestic 16.5% -3.0%
French Overseas Territories and Departments 4.1% +5.3%
Europe

of which Schengen

41.3%

31.5%

-4.1%

-4.2%

Other international

 
Africa 13.5% -1.6%
North America 11.1% -4.8%
Latin America 2.7% -9.1%
Middle East 4.9% -7.4%
Asia/Pacific 5.9% -1.9%
Total 100% -3.5%

Note: All our traffic figures are based on commercial passenger traffic (including passengers in direct transit). Switzerland joined the Schengen area on April 1st.

Aircraft movements

The number of aircraft movements saw a 6.9% decrease in August 2009 year on year (-8.1% at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and -3.8% at Paris-Orly). The passenger load factor reached 80.6% compared with 78.99% in August 2008.

Commercial aircraft movements

 

  August

2009

  %

change*

  January to August 2009   %

change*

  12 months to August 2009   %

change*

Paris-CDG

45,021

-8.1%

350,529

-6.0%

528,773 -4.4%

Paris-Orly

18,085

-3.8%

149,062

-4.3%

223,414 -3.8%

Total

63,106

-6.9%

499,591

-5.5%

752,187 -4.2%

* 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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