Paris airport traffic was up 2.8% in May, driven by growth in international movements, particularly in Asia-Pacific and North America, their ADP Group manager said on Tuesday.
Paris-Charles de Gaulle welcomed 8.8 million passengers (+ 3.7%) and Paris-Orly 2.8 million (+ 0.8%), according to a statement from the group that the Easter holidays of Paris region took place from April 1 to 17 in 2017, when they were held from April 23 to May 8 in 2016.
International traffic (excluding Europe) increased by 4% as a result of growth in Asia-Pacific (+ 7.8%), North America (+ 6.2%), Africa (+4.5% %) And the Middle East (+ 0.7%).
The Latin America (-2.1%) and DOM-COM (Overseas departments and communities, -0.7%) sectors were on the decline.
Traffic in Europe (excluding France) increased by 3%, with France traffic decreasing slightly (-0.4%).
The number of connecting passengers increased by 1.7% and the rate of correspondence at both airports was 22.3%, down 0.6 points from May 2016.
Traffic in the Turkish group TAV Airports, in which the ADP Group holds 38% of the capital (46% following a contract concluded on 9 June for the acquisition of all shares held by Akfen Holding), Is up 2.2% and 1% since the beginning of the year.
Traffic at Santiago, Chile, where the ADP Group holds 45% of the capital, is up 8.1% and 10.1% since the beginning of the year.