Paris airports show growth in traffic

In June 2007, Aeroports de Paris handled 7.7 million passengers, an increase of 3.9% on June 2006. Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport recorded a gain of 4.2% to 5.3 million passengers and Paris-Orly airport was up 3.2% to 2.4 million passengers.

This increase is due to the rise in traffic within the European Union.

Domestic traffic fell by 1.8%. European traffic grew 5.1% thanks to Schengen traffic (7.4%). Traffic on routes to and from the twelve(1) new European Union members rose by 2.6%. Traffic to and from Great Britain and Ireland is stable at -0.1%.

Traffic on the other international routes reached a 6.3% increase. Traffic on routes to and from North and Latin America rose by 3.9%. A 11.6% increase was recorded for Africa as well as a 4.8% growth on routes to and from Asia and the Middle East.