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Record air traffic in the first 6 months of 2016

Bucharest Airports National Company registered in the first six months of 2016, on Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport and Bucharest-Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport 4.913.979 passengers and 56.584 aircraft movements (landings and take offs). Of the total, 4.911.721 passengers and 51.149 aircraft movements were recorded on Henri Coandă Airport.

The number of passengers who transited Bucharest airports in the first half of 2016 recorded a relevant increase of 16, 5% as compared to the same period of last year thus creating premises for reaching the 10 million passenger threshold throughout 2016.

The evolution of the passengers’ number on Bucharest Airports National Company’s two airports exceeds the general trend recorded at European level. Furthermore, the number of aircraft movements increased on Bucharest airports, going beyond the European trend once more. Thereby, the number of aircraft movements on Bucharest airports in the first six months of 2016 increased with almost 8,6% as compared to the same period of last year.

In the first six months of the year, 37 airlines operated on Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport, carrying passengers to 92 destinations.

 

Brief information on Bucharest Airports National Company:

Bucharest Airports National Company commenced functioning on February the 5th, 2010, ensuring the operational coordination and the management of the two airports in Bucharest. The company was set up following the merger of the two companies managing at that time Bucharest’s airports: Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport and Bucharest-Băneasa Aurel Vlaicu International Airport.

 

Communication Department

Bucharest Airports National Company

Bucharest, 17 October
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