Fraport Airports reported varying passenger traffic performance for November 2020.
Portfolio airports Fraport continued to report varying traffic performance in November 2020, depending on the pandemic situation in that country or region.
Even ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International Europe) announced that due to the crisis following the COVID-19 pandemic, almost 200 airports are in danger of going bankrupt in Europe alone, if the number of passengers does not increase by the end of the year.
In November 2020, Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) registered 656.420 passengers, a decrease of 87,0% compared to the same month last year. The cumulative traffic of the FRA between January and November 2020 decreased by 72,8%. This decrease can be attributed to the strict travel restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Instead, the freight flow at Frankfurt International Airport (cargo + mail) increased for the second consecutive month, increasing by 4,3% compared to the same period last year. In November 2020, 194.619 metric tons were reported.
Aircraft movements fell by 67% to 12.803 takeoffs and landings per month. The maximum accumulated take-off weights (MTOW) reached about one million metric tons, a decrease of 57.1% compared to the same period last year.
Airports report varying passenger traffic performance in November 2020.
In Slovenia, traffic at Ljubljana Airport (LJU) decreased by 95% compared to the previous year, reaching 4.258 passengers. The Brazilian airports Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA), combined, registered a decrease in traffic by 48,7%, with a total of 675.602 passengers. Lima Lima Airport (LIM) saw a 72,8% drop in traffic, reaching 532.522 passengers.
At the 14 Greek regional airports, traffic decreased by 84,3% to 114.158 passengers in November 2020. On the Bulgarian Black Sea coast, Twin Star airports in Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR) welcomed 23.765 passengers. , their number being decreasing by 71,6%, compared to the previous year.
Traffic at Antalya Airport (AYT) in Turkey decreased by 61.7% compared to the previous year, reaching 521.610 passengers in November. St. Petersburg, Russia's Pulkovo Airport (LED) saw a 40.2% drop in traffic, with 821.409 passengers. In China, Xi'an Airport (XIY) received about 2.4 million passengers, down 35.4% from the previous year.
As can be seen, Fraport-sponsored airports recorded different values from one country to another and from one region to another. The COVID-19 pandemic is still making new victims, and authorities continue to impose new travel restrictions.
Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide, known as Fraport, is a German transport company that operates Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt am Main and has operational interests at several airports around the world.