The number of passengers that transited Bucharest’s airports in Q1 of 2015 grew by 15.5 per cent year-on-year. Bucharest’s Henri Coanda International Airport and Aurel Vlaicu International Airport registered a record level of 1,809,228 passengers, the Bucharest Airports National Company (CNAB) informs.
At the same time, the CNAB registered 23,961 takeoffs and landings in the first three months of the year.
Of the total numbers, the Henri Coanda Airport registered 1,808,332 passengers and 19,411 takeoffs and landings.
The growth registered by CNAB’s two airports significantly supersedes the general trend registered at European level. Bucharest’s airports also registered growth in the number of takeoffs and landings, one that surpasses the European trend too. Thus, the number of takeoffs and landings grew by 12.6 per cent year-on-year in the first three months of 2015.
In 2014, Bucharest’s Henri Coanda and Aurel Vlaicu international airports were transited by 8,321,858 passengers and registered 102,048 takeoffs and landings.
Thirty-one airline companies currently operate on the Henri Coanda International Airport, transporting passengers to 70 destinations. Two new companies – Ryanair and Air Baltic – started to operate on the aforementioned airport in 2014.
The Bucharest Airports National Company (CNAB) started its activity on 5 February 2010, handling the operational coordination and the management of the two Bucharest airports. CNAB was set up through the merger of the companies that managed Bucharest’s Henri Coanda International Airport and Aurel Vlaicu International Airport.