Number of passengers at Romanian airports, up 7.5% in the first half

The number of passengers who travelled by plane to and from Romanian airports in the first half of this year increased by 7.5% compared to the same period of 2017, to 9.94 million, according to the National Statistics Institute (INS).

Bucharest’s Henri Coanda International Airport saw about 6.33 million passengers, followed by Cluj-Napoca’s Avram Iancu airport, with close to 1.3 million passengers, and Timisoara’s Traian Vuia airport, with 731,000 passengers.

London Luton is the most popular international airport in terms of connections with airports in Romania. Some 850,000 passengers traveled on routes between London Luton and Romanian airports. Milan-Bergamo was second, followed by Munich, Roma-Ciampino, Tel Aviv and Madrid-Barajas.

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