ACI Media Press Release Archives (2007)
|GENEVA, 3 December 2007 – Passenger demand continues to increase in October 2007 with the world airports reporting a 6 percent increase compared to October 2006. International passenger traffic rose by eight percent while domestic traffic increased by four percent.Strong growth in Africa was lead by Egypt, Morocco and South Africa. In Latin America, a strong increase in international traffic was mainly driven by Mexico, Argentina and Peru. Brazil was particularly strong on domestic traffic. In North America more specifically, JFK Airport in New York is near the 50 million passengers per annum mark at the end of 2007, up over ten percent from last year while Newark and LaGuardia more or less stagnate.|
Total freight handled worldwide in October 2007 increased by four percent compared to October 2006 with international freight up by six percent but domestic freight was down by one percent.
Please see worldwide summary in Table 1 and regional results in Tables 2 and 3 on the downloadable pdf.