European freight figures show timid growth in September
The airport trade organisation ACI Europe released the first comprehensive report of airport traffic performance for Q3/2013 on 5 November. The report encompasses all scheduled air traffic at Europe's airports, including networks carriers, low cost carriers, charter and others. Overall freight traffic among European airports showed timid growth at +0.9%. Olivier Jankovec, ACI Europe's director general, commented "freight volumes have improved, but they still remain below 2010 levels."
The three leading European airports for freight were Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 169,735 t (+0.1%), Paris CDG (France) with 154,610 t (-7.4%) and Amsterdam (Netherlands) with 130,631 t (+3.9%).