According to the ACI EUROPE, Kazan international airport is one the first five leaders by the dynamics of the passenger flow parameter
ACI EUROPE (European department of the Airport Council International) has published the report on the passenger air transportation development in 2013. The researched dealt with the activity in the 180 European airports. International airport “Kazan” takes the forth place by the dynamics of passenger flow among European airports, their annual passenger flow comprising less than 5 million passengers (the forth group in ACI research).
1 million 847 thou. 258 passengers have made the use of International airport “Kazan” services, as the results of its activity in 2013 manifested, which is 24, 2% more than in 2012. In compliance with the data provided by ACI EUROPE, passenger flow growth in the Kazan airport 8.6 exceeds the average index of passenger flow growth among the European airports, and 2.5 times – among the Russian ones.
Out of 109 airports from the list of airports with the passenger flow lower than 5 million passengers the airport “Kazan” has given way only to the aero-harbors of Arada (Rumania), Chita (Russia) and Zadar (Croatia).
Aleksey Starostin, the General Director of International airport “Kazan” OJSC gave the following comment of the Report data: “Successful results of the last year have occurred due to the modernization and reconstruction of Kazan airport, installation of modern techniques for passengers and aircrafts servicing, opening of new routes, increasing the range of services for passengers. This year the priority directions of the airport are: the increase of passenger servicing quality, IT technologies implementation, opening of regular European flights and enrollment of European companies.
We are sure that the development strategy selected by us will allow preserving steady positive dynamics”.
АCI Europe is a regional department of ACI Global (International professional association of airport operators). АCI Europe represents 450 airports in 44 European countries. Members of the Association fulfill 90% of commercial passenger traffic in Europe, the serve over 1,5 billion passengers and over 20 million flights annually.