Sheremetyevo Airport reports 10.1% increase in YTD passenger traffic

Sheremetyevo International Airport has announced an increase of 10.1% in passenger traffic in the first 11 months of 2019, serving 46.38 million passengers over the same period in 2018, the company said.

As of the end of the third quarter of 2019, Sheremetyevo was third in growth of passenger traffic among European airports serving more than 25 million passengers annually, according to the European Branch of the Airports Council International (ACI EUROPE), an increase of 9.4% compared with to last year. Take-off and landing operations (TLO) through November increased by 9.3 percent over the same period in 2018, to 355,700.

Flights depart on time at Sheremetyevo 95.7% of the time and led worldwide in that category for nine of the first 11 months of 2019.

The most popular foreign destinations for the first 11 months of 2019 were Antalya, Paris, Yerevan, Beijing and Tel Aviv. The most popular domestic destinations were St. Petersburg, Simferopol, Sochi, Yekaterinburg and Krasnodar.

Airlines handling the most passenger traffic through Sheremetyevo in that period were Aeroflot, Nordwind Airlines, Russia, Ikar, Royal Flight and Air France.