Fraport Traffic Figures - May 2013: Intercontinental Traffic Continues to Drive Growth

  Fraport Traffic Figures - May 2013: Intercontinental Traffic Continues to
                                 Drive Growth

  PR Newswire

  FRANKFURT, Germany, June 12, 2013

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Public Holidays and Bridge Days Lead to Reductions in the Flight Schedule

Fraport AG welcomed nearly 5.13 million passengers at its Frankfurt Airport
(FRA) home base in May 2013. Never before in the month of May have so many
passengers used Germany's largest aviation hub. Increasing by 0.4 percent
year-on-year, FRA's passenger volume surpassed the previous record May of
2012. This growth is all the more gratifying because the airlines reduced
their flight schedules, especially domestic and European traffic, to adjust
for the unusual abundance of public holidays (May 1, 20 and 30) and bridge
days in May 2013. Intercontinental traffic - advancing by 2.2 percent -
continued to be FRA's dominant growth driver.

Because of the public holiday effect, aircraft movements at FRA dropped by 2.6
percent to 41,930 takeoffs and landings, while cargo throughput declined
slightly by 0.7 percent to 173,600 metric tons. Accumulated MTOWs (maximum
takeoff weights) fell accordingly by 2.4 percent to nearly 2.5 million metric
tons. 

Fraport's five majority-owned airports served a total of about 9.6 million
passengers in May 2013, up 7.1 percent year-on-year. In particular, Lima (LIM)
and Antalya (AYT) airports achieved double-digit passenger growth,
contributing again to the Group's overall traffic increase. LIM in the
Peruvian capital welcomed about 1.25 million passengers, while AYT on the
Turkish Riviera received some

3 million passengers. Together, the airports of Varna (VAR) and Burgas (BOJ)
on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast recorded 183,000 passengers in May 2013.

    Traffic Figures - Frankfurt Airport (FRA)
    Total Traffic        Month    yoy DELTA%          YTD      yoy DELTA%

    Passengers [1]   5,130,301       0.4         21,734,107       -1.5
    Cargo
    (freight+mail in
    t)[2]              173.641      -0.7            849.739        0.5
    Aircraft
    Movements           41.932      -2.6            187.162       -4.3
    MTOWs (in metric
    tons)            2,490,209      -2.4         11,177,021       -4.2
    Punctuality (in
    percent)              85.6                         82.0

    Traffic Figures - Fraport Group
    Based on ACI
    definition                                 Cargo
    (Airports                            (freight+mail) in
    Council Intl.)     Passengers [3]          t [4]           Movements
                                    yoy                 yoy             yoy
                         Month   DELTA%     Month    DELTA%  Month   DELTA%
    Frankfurt (FRA)  5,129,907      0.4   171,121      -0.6 41,932     -2.6
    Antalya (AYT)    3,031,266     15.9      n.a.      n.a. 18,902     12.1
    Burgas (BOJ)       113,926     30.7       110     -78.8  1,125     16.9
    Lima (LIM)[6]    1,250,345     15.5    23,388       5.7 12,876      5.5
    Varna (VAR)         69,157      9.8         4       3.0    846      5.0
    Group            9,594,601      7.1   194,624      -0.1 75,681      2.4

                                               Cargo
                                         (freight+mail) in
    Jan.-May. 2013    Passengers [3]           t [4]           Movements
                                    yoy                 yoy              yoy
                           YTD   DELTA%       YTD    DELTA%     YTD   DELTA%
    Frankfurt (FRA) 21,731,996     -1.5   835,281       0.4 187,162     -4.3
    Antalya (AYT)    6,795,072      9.3      n.a.      n.a.  47,612      6.8
    Burgas (BOJ)[5]    169,501      2.9     1,276      77.7   2,058    -18.1
    Lima (LIM)[6]    5,930,331     12.5   105,298       5.4  62,403      5.7
    Varna (VAR)[5]     149,360     43.5        10       8.5   2,049     37.8
    Group           34,776,260      2.8   941,864       1.0 301,284     -0.6

    [1] Commerical and non-commercial traffic
    [2] Cargo including transit (in metric tons)
    [3] Passengers - commercial traffic only
    [4] Cargo excluding transit (in metric tons)
    [5] Varna was closed from 15.10.2011 to 28.02.12.
    Burgas handled all VAR flights during this period.
    [6] Figures provided by LIM

For Further Information, Please Contact:

Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide

Robert A. Payne - International Spokesman; Head of International Press &
External Activities Team, Press Office (UKM-PS), Corporate Communications,
60547 Frankfurt, Germany; Tel.: +49-69-690-78547; E-mail: r.payne@fraport.de ;
Internet: http://www.fraport.com ; 
 
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