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55.9 million travelers: Passenger traffic in Portuguese airports up 5.8%


Portuguese airports traffic increased by 6.2% in the first quarter of the year to over 11 million passengers, compared to the same period of 2018.

According to figures by Vinci Airports, which owns ANA – Aeroportos de Portugal, passenger traffic in Portuguese airports rose 5.8% in the past 12 months to 55.9 million passengers.

“In Portugal, traffic growth was particularly sharp in Faro (+12.3%) and Porto (+9.5%), reflecting the country’s continuous popularity amongst foreign tourists”, Vinci Airport said in a statement.

“At the Lisbon hub, traffic grew by 4.2%, despite the high base for comparison and the current capacity constraints”, the statement added.

The company also pointed out that there had been solid traffic growth (+6.4%) at the airports managed by Vinci Airports in the first quarter of 2019.

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