Passenger numbers March 2013
12 April 2013
Aberdeen International Airport has recorded a drop in passenger numbers for the month of March, according to figures made public this morning.
They show that 267,341 people used the airport, down 3% year-on-year, when comparing March with March 2012. This is put down solely to a drop in helicopter passengers. That segment saw a reduction of 18%, offset somewhat by growth in domestic fixed-wing services.
Commercial Director Carol Benzie described the numbers as “disappointing”. She said “The issues faced in light of the challenges with the specific EC225 helicopter model have been well documented. Whilst the industry remains optimistic that a solution will be reached, we are remaining close to them to continue the dialogue and understand their challenges.”