Sheremetyevo is the leader of growth in Europe in the III quarter

Sheremetyevo International Airport was again recognized as the fastest-growing in Europe (+ 19.5%) in the third quarter of 2017 in the category of the largest airports with a passenger traffic of more than 25 million people per year, according to ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International Europe).

The volume of passenger traffic at Sheremetyevo Airport for the third quarter of 2017 amounted to 12 million 109 thousand passengers, which is 19.5% higher than the third quarter of 2016. For comparison, the aggregate passenger traffic of European airports in the same period increased by 9%.

“We are now experiencing a synchronized air traffic growth dynamic in the EU and non-EU markets. This is propelling airports across Europe towards record traffic results — with EU airports in particular having expanded passenger traffic by more than 20% over the past 3 years”, — said Director General ACI EUROPE Olivier Jankovec.

Sheremetyevo International Airport is the largest Russian airport in terms of passenger and freight traffic, takeoff and landing operations as well as it operates the biggest airport complex. Sheremetyevo route network comprises more than 200 destinations. At the end of 2016 Airport served 34 million 30 thousand passengers.

Sheremetyevo is the best airport in Europe for quality of service in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 in the rating of ASQ (Airport Service Quality) ACI (Airports Council International).

At year-end 2016, Sheremetyevo passed into the category of the world’s largest airports by the graduation of British agency OAG (more than 20 million seats per year on scheduled flights on departure -> 20 million departure scheduled seats per year). In this category Sheremetyevo became the most punctual airport in Europe (punctuality — 83.5%) and took the seventh place in the world in the rating of punctuality OAG.

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