Record Air Traffic in 2016
Bucharest Airports National Company registered in 2016, on Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport and Bucharest-Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport, a record of 10,99 million passengers and 120,7 thousand aircraft movements (landings and take offs). Of the total, 10,98 million passangers and 108,2 thousand aircraft movements were recorded on Henri Coandă Airport.
As compared to 2015, the number of passengers who transited Bucharest airports in 2016 recorded a relevant increase of 18,3%.
The evolution of the passengers’ number on Bucharest Airports National Company’s two airports exceeds the European general trend. Furthermore, the number of aircraft movements also increased significantly on Bucharest airports, going beyond the European trend once more. Thereby, the number of aircraft movements on Bucharest airports in 2016 increased by almost 11,2% as compared to 2015.
In 2016, 85% of the Henri Coandă Airport passengers headed for European Union airports.
Last year, 37 airlines operated on Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport, carrying passengers to 92 destinations.