January 21 2019  |  Airlines & Airports

Fraport airports report strong passenger growth

By Jas Ryat


“We continue to invest in the airports of our international portfolio, thus ensuring their long-term development,” says Fraport AG Executive Board Chairman Stefan Schulte

Airports in Fraport AG’s international portfolio have reported “noticeable” growth in 2018.

Combined traffic at the two Brazilian airports of Fortaleza and Porto Alegre rose by 7% to 14.9 million passengers, Fraport said.

Lima Airport in Peru welcomed more than 22.1 million passengers in 2018, representing an increase of 7.3%, while Antalya Airport in Turkey saw traffic advance by 22.5% to almost 32.3 million passengers.

Some 44.7 million passengers used Xi’an Airport in China, up 6.7%.

Fraport AG’s Executive Board Chairman Stefan Schulte commented: “In addition to Frankfurt, most of our group airports worldwide also achieved new passenger records last year. We continue to invest in the airports of our international portfolio, thus ensuring their long-term development. To create additional capacity, we are currently carrying out major expansion projects at our group airports, particularly in Greece, Brazil and Peru.”

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