Edinburgh Airport's January passenger figures show continued international growth
Edinburgh Airport has released its latest passenger figures showing that January 2017 saw 781,753 passengers passing through the airport, making it the busiest January for Edinburgh Airport on record (January 2016 was the next busiest January).
This represents an 11.7% increase on January 2016 with the greatest growth area being passengers on international flights which had an 11.6% hike compared to the same month last year.
Gordon Dewar, Edinburgh Airport’s Chief Executive, said: “After a record-breaking 2016, it is fantastic that we start 2017 with strong figures.”
“We are now seeing the impact of launching 27 international services in 2016. An 11.7% growth in figures on this time last year, makes it the busiest January ever for Edinburgh Airport.”
781,753 passengers passed through Edinburgh Airport in January 2017 making it the busiest January for Edinburgh Airport on record (January 2016 was the next busiest January).