Passengers at Barcelona airport grow while secondary airports in Reus and Girona suffer
The number of travellers at the Barcelona airport grew by 2.2% during the first semester of 2010, registering more than 13 million passengers despite the volcanic ash crisis.
Barcelona (CNA).- More than 13 million passengers travelled from or to the Barcelona airport between January and June 2010, according to the latest data published by the airport’s managing authority. This is a growth of a 2.2% in comparison with the same period of last year. Meanwhile, secondary airports in Girona and Reus suffered a serious decrease in the number of travellers.
Passengers travelling from the airport of Reus, in the south of Catalonia, dropped heavily, with a 21.2% decrease during the first six months of 2010. The airport, mainly operated by Irish airline Ryanair, registered 555,103 passengers.