Global Airport Passenger Traffic Rose 4.7% in May

Following is a table showing global passenger traffic at airports around the world from the Airports Council International (ACI) in Montreal.

ACI gathers figures from over 1600 member airports in 175 countries. The CHART compares ACI cargo (BLUE Line), and ACI passenger traffic (GRAY line).

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                   May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.       YTD
                  2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012      2013
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                ---------------------- Passengers YoY% ------------------------
Total             4.7%    1.8%    4.6%    1.8%    1.5%    2.5%      3.0%
 Africa           7.2%    2.1%    9.4%    0.9%    2.4%    1.9%      4.8%
 Asia Pacific     5.7%    4.6%    9.3%    6.7%    1.8%    8.1%      5.2%
 Europe           4.5%    0.4%    1.9%   -0.1%   -1.3%   -0.9%      1.3%
 Latin America    7.4%    1.2%    5.7%   -0.3%    1.5%   -1.9%      4.9%
 Middle East     12.3%   10.2%   15.4%    9.3%   11.9%   11.8%     11.5%
 North America    2.4%   -0.3%    1.5%   -1.5%    2.3%    0.5%      1.1%
International     6.9%    2.4%    7.3%    4.2%    3.1%    4.6%      4.7%
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                   May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.       YTD
                  2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012      2013
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                ---------------------- Passengers YoY% ------------------------
 Africa          10.5%    4.4%   14.1%    4.1%    5.2%    6.8%      8.0%
 Asia Pacific     7.0%    5.1%   10.9%   10.7%    5.9%    9.0%      7.4%
 Europe           6.6%    0.6%    4.4%    1.2%    0.1%    1.4%      2.8%
 Latin America    5.9%    0.5%    4.8%   -1.0%    0.4%    1.0%      2.8%
 Middle East     12.6%   10.8%   16.4%   10.1%   12.6%   12.3%     12.0%
 North America    4.2%    0.1%    5.1%    0.9%    3.2%    3.4%      3.0%
Domestic          2.8%    1.3%    2.6%    0.0%    0.3%    0.6%      1.6%
 Africa          -0.6%   -1.8%    0.3%   -4.4%   -3.0%   -6.6%     -1.2%
 Asia Pacific     5.1%    4.4%    8.1%    4.2%   -0.8%    6.6%      3.9%
 Europe          -2.4%   -0.3%   -5.9%   -4.0%   -5.8%   -7.7%     -3.6%
 Latin America    8.6%    1.9%    6.9%    0.4%    2.8%   -2.6%      6.4%
 North America    1.8%   -0.4%    0.9%   -2.0%    2.2%    0.0%      0.6%
                -------------------- Passengers (million) ---------------------
Total          359.333 339.740 338.668 282.660 309.935 323.784  1648.356
 Africa          8.786   9.149   9.356   7.157   7.771   8.817    42.798
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                   May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.       YTD
                  2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012      2013
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 Asia Pacific   94.860  99.311  94.613  88.175  94.510  94.418   469.168

                -------------------- Passengers (million) ---------------------
 Europe        112.555 100.683  93.483  76.387  78.048  82.703   460.270
 Latin America  27.554  22.659  26.731  21.139  26.187  28.056   140.747
 Middle East    10.392  11.220  10.568   9.359  11.288  12.924    52.146
 North America 105.186  96.718 103.916  80.443  92.131  96.865   483.228
International  166.841 158.387 157.346 128.484 138.468 143.162   748.190
 Africa          5.810   6.169   6.256   4.616   5.172   5.786    28.026
 Asia Pacific   36.952  39.881  41.998  35.952  38.717  38.628   188.574
 Europe         88.737  77.755  72.107  57.513  59.346  62.883   354.838
 Latin America   8.077   7.330   8.608   7.082   7.902   8.171    44.193
 Middle East     9.978  10.837  10.376   9.182  10.906  11.483    50.223
 North America  17.287  16.414  18.001  14.139  16.424  16.210    82.335
Domestic       189.702 178.827 179.838 152.073 169.745 177.427   887.177
 Africa          2.801   2.874   2.963   2.439   2.482   2.883    14.094
 Asia Pacific   57.099  58.429  52.230  51.367  55.531  55.124   276.302
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                   May   April   March    Feb.    Jan.    Dec.       YTD
                  2013    2013    2013    2013    2013    2012      2013
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 Europe         23.513  22.635  21.052  18.585  18.382  19.497   103.901
 Latin America  18.807  14.638  17.712  13.407  17.690  19.314    92.944

                -------------------- Passengers (million) ---------------------
 North America  87.482  80.250  85.881  66.276  75.659  80.609   399.936
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Note: Total figures take into account international plus domestic passengers

plus direct transit passengers counted once.

Results are based on participating airports which make up about 70% of

traffic worldwide.

Source: Airports Council International

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