62 | Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH past year (+105,262 passengers; +26.4%), a trend reinforced by the market entry of the Spanish low-cost carrier Vueling. On long-haul flights, the largest number of passengers was found on flights to New York (223,326 passengers: -4.3%). The strongest growth in domestic travel in Germany was posted by an additional 19,891 passengers (+1.1%) flying to Frankfurt am Main. About one-third of the total of 1,814,057 passengers used Frankfurt Airport only as a transit airport. The strongest growth rates on the markets were found in travel within Europe (7.6%), where a total of 15,955,945 passengers was counted on these routes. Respectable growth was once again noted on routes outside of Europe. The number of passengers in worldwide air travel rose in the past year by 20.7% to 1,420,329 (about 5.6% of total volume). 763,816 passengers took advantage of the long-haul routes regularly flying non-stop from Berlin, corresponding to above-average growth of 8.7%. On the other hand, the demand on domestic flights within Germany declined by 1.7% in comparison with the previous year to 7,885,170 passengers. Since the introduction of the aviation tax, this market segment has continually developed at a slower rate than the market trend, and two routes (Memmingen, Münster-Osnabrück) have been discontinued. Steady growth in the number of transit passengers in Berlin continued in 2012. The share of transit passengers in total volume rose from 3.4% in 2010 to 4.1% in 2011 to about 6.0% in 2012 (+50.4% in comparison with 2011). In terms of the entire country, it can be seen that registered growth in passengers in 2012 continued to be concentrated above all on large airports and those with a hub position. Midsize and small airports, on the other hand, posted in total only slight growth or registered general declines in passenger numbers. This observation is also reflected in travel developments at Schönefeld and Tegel Airports. Schönefeld The introduction of the German aviation tax continues to have a negative impact at Schönefeld Airport. The Germanwings relocation to Tegel drew additional traffic away from the site. Schönefeld Airport counted a total of 7,097,274 passengers in 2012, a decline of 0.2% in comparison with the previous year. Nevertheless, there were flights to a total of 89 destinations (+2) from Berlin-Schönefeld in the 2012 summer schedule.
Key Data Passengers (in millions) Sales revenues (in €m) EBITDA (in €m) 2011 Δ 2012 24.0 + 5 % 25.3 263 + 3 % 270 86 - 32 % 58
Annual Report 2012 SXF, TXL & BER
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