December 2009 passenger figures

The new International Pier opened in 2009
Birmingham International Airport handled 551,273 passengers
during December 2009 - a fall of 7.9% on the previous year
As a result BHX handled 9,109,189 passengers in 2009, a fall
of 5.5% compared with 2008
Some 7,025,369 people used scheduled flights in 2009, 77.1%
of the total figure. The top three scheduled destinations were
Dublin, Dubai and Amsterdam
Charter traffic accounted for 22.9% of the total figure with
2,083,820 people using these services last year. The top three
charter/IT destinations were Palma, Dalaman and Tenerife
Paul Kehoe, CEO of BHX, reviews a survey on the Airport's
future expansion plans and the outlook for 2010 at -
Paul Kehoe, the Airport’s CEO said, "2009 was a challenging year
for the industry and we’re expecting another difficult year ahead
with consumer confidence still at a low. Nevertheless, there are
some exciting developments planned for 2010 to improve our
passenger experience, which will allow us to come out of the
downturn in a stronger and more competitive position to achieve
the Airport’s vision of doubling its passenger numbers by 2018
Mahan Air returned to BHX in July 2009
Top 10 scheduled routes from BHX in 2009 -
Dublin, Dubai, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, Belfast,
Paris, Malaga, Glasgow, Alicante and Frankfurt
Top 10 charter/IT routes from BHX in 2009 -
Palma, Dalaman, Tenerife, Sharm El Sheikh, Arrecife,
Paphos, Heraklion, Larnaca, Bodrum and Las Palmas
21 January 2010


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