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Gatwick airport growth goes down by 25% due to drone chaos

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Gatwick airport growth witnessed a dented performance for 2018 by the drone attack bringing down the expected rise by one-quarter.
The Sussex airport was closed for 33 hours shortly before Chritsmas due to unauthorized drone activity that led to the cancellation of 1,000 flights. While it wrecked the travel plans of 150,000 passengers.
Over the past few years Gatwick Airport saw a rapid growth last year it handled 46.1 million passengers and making it the second-busiest in Britain.
In 2018, Heathrow reached a milestone and handled 80 million passengers for the first time. There was an...
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Munich Airport maintains dynamic traffic growth in 2018

Munich Airport maintains dynamic traffic growth in 2018

2 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

Munich Airport had yet another record-setting year in 2018: Total passenger traffic rose by a very robust 1.7 million to yet another all-time high of 46.3 million. This represents a year-over-year increase of around 4 percent. During the same period, the number of take-offs and landings increased by 2.2 percent to over 413,000. The airport again benefited from its attractive, worldwide route network. Passenger traffic on long-haul flights was up by an impressive 7 percent as compared with the previous year. European routes experienced an increase of around 5 percent, while the passenger...
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