March 2007 traffic report

Berlin Airports: strong growth in traffic continues / Schoenefeld and Tegel report double-digit growth / 42.5 per cent decline in Tempelhof
In March, a total of 1,612,641 passengers were handled at Berlin Airports. This represents a year-on-year increase in passengers of 10.1 per cent. Dr. Rainer Schwarz, CEO of Berlin Airports, on the development in traffic: "Traffic is continuing to increase in 2007. This year, we are aiming for the 19 million passenger mark and thus a new record."

Schoenefeld Airport once again recorded a higher than average increase in traffic of 14.3 per cent. A total of 504,768 passengers were handled in March. Regularly scheduled domestic traffic rose by 21.8 per cent with 112,912 passengers. On regularly scheduled international routes, 367,143 passengers were transported. This result represents an increase of 14.6 per cent.

Tegel Airport was also able to report double-digit growth in traffic of 11.5 per cent in the reporting month. In March, 1,073,440 passengers were handled at Tegel. On regularly scheduled domestic routes, 552,926 passengers were handled, representing an increase of 10.2 per cent. Regularly scheduled international traffic rose by 12.8 per cent with 496,550 passengers.

In March, 34,433 passengers were handled at Tempelhof. This represents a 42.5 per cent decline. On regularly scheduled domestic routes, a decline of 71.4 per cent was recorded with 12,650 passengers.

The total number of aircraft movements in March amounted to 21,478 take-offs and landings. This represents a year-on-year increase of 6.4 per cent.

Air freight turnover dropped by 6.5 per cent to 1,887 tons.

Airmail volume declined by 15.5 per cent to 869 tons.

Spokesman Lars Wagner

Lars Wagner Head of the Press Office / Spokesman
Berlin Brandenburg Airport

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