Published on: 16 February 2018
Summary: The first month of 2018 saw 4.9 million passengers travelling to, from or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, representing an increase of 7.6% relative to last year. The total number of air transport movements rose by 4.1%. There was a slightly larger increase in the number of O&D passengers* (8.0%) than in the number of transfer passengers (7.2%).
In January the number of cargo flight numbers decreased with a 7.2% drop in full freighters relative to last year. Due to a higher average load factor, the decrease in cargo volume remained limited to 1.6%.