Barcelona-El Prat Achieves Record August Numbers

AENA-operated Barcelona-El Prat Airport welcomed 3,874,131 passengers in August, achieving a new record for passengers handled in one calendar month.
The 6.9% year-on-year increase means that in 2012 so far, more than 24 million passengers have been served, with total numbers up by 4.4%.  International flights have increased by 13.4% compared to last August, whereas domestic passengers are down by 5.9%.
The passenger market in the Middle East has grown by 40%;  the Russian market is up by 36%; and UK passengers have increased by an astonishing 46.8%.  (AENA)