Moscow Domodedovo Airport reports improved passenger figures in September 2014
Moscow, October 27, 2014 (STAT):-Moscow Domodedovo Airport cargo traffic in the January-September of 2014 amounted to 136 thousand tons.
The passenger traffic of Moscow Domodedovo Airport amounted to 25.98 million persons which is 8.2% more yoy during the three quarters of 2014. In September itself, Moscow Domodedovo Airport rendered services to 3.26 million passengers, which is 2.6% more yoy. The number of flights increased by 3.3% compared to the first autumn month to make 25,497 take-offs and landings.
In total, for the first nine months of this year, Moscow Domodedovo Airport provided international air traffic services to 14.37 million people, including 1.73 million passengers in September 2014. The highest growth in passenger traffic was registered on the following routes: Sharm El Sheikh, Kishinev, Larnaca, Hurghada, Antalya. In January-September 2014, 3.2 people were transported on these routes, which is 39.5% more than last year. The greatest increase was registered in the following group of destinations: Simferopol, Sochi, Makhachkala, Kaliningrad, and Omsk. The passenger traffic here amounted to 2.21 million people, which is 2.6 times more yoy.
The intensification of the number of flights to Simferopol was one of the reasons for positive dynamics in the passenger traffic shifted towards domestic airlines. Moreover, foreign events affected the frequency of flights from the capital of Russia to the Ukrainian regions, which belong to the international segment. Thus, compared with 2013, the number of passengers travelling to these destinations decreased by 17%.