ACI Media Press Release Archives (2006)
Geneva - "The world's airports served over 4 billion passengers last year," reports ACI Director General Robert J Aaronson. "This represents an annual growth of 6% for passenger traffic and 3% for cargo, which is good news for local and regional economies.
Preliminary Traffic Results for 2005 Show Firm Rebound
Passenger traffic up 6%; Cargo up 3%
It indicates that air transport is once again in a position to stimulate business development and expansion of the travel and tourism sector. With an estimated 4.5 million persons employed in airport-related jobs, it is clear that airports contribute meaningfully to local economic prosperity."
SUMMARY: PRELIMINARY RESULTS 2005
Total Passengers: 4 billion, +6%