Paris Airports get traffic boost

In November 2007, Aéroports de Paris handled 6.5 million passengers, an increase of 5.3% on November 2006. Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport recorded a gain of 6.5% to 4.5 million passengers and Paris-Orly airport was up 2.8% to 2 million passengers.

For the first eleven months, traffic has increased by 4.8%.

November traffic figures are attributable to the increase in traffic on European and international routes.

Domestic traffic fell by 1.7%. European traffic grew by 6.4% thanks to Schengen traffic (9.6%) and traffic on routes to and from the twelve(1) new European Union members (4.7%). The British and Irish markets decreased by 3.1%

Traffic on the other international routes reached an 8.1 % increase. The North and Latin American markets rose by 7.1%. The African market was up 7.3%. A 10.2% increase was recorded on routes to and from Asia and the Middle East.