TAG Farnborough Airport announces record growth in air traffic movements
2nd February 2018 by Farnborough Airport
TAG Farnborough Airport has announced a record increase in air traffic movements (ATM), reporting the highest ever growth in the history of TAG Farnborough Airport for the month of January with an increase of 17.9 per cent in January 2018. This follows a year of significant growth with 2017 being the airport’s busiest year since 2007.
For the full year 2017, TAG Farnborough Airport saw a year-on-year increase in air traffic movements of 7.4 per cent and the record 17.9 per cent increase in January 2018 is a clear indication that this positive trend is set to continue.
Also noted for 2017 was a substantial growth in air traffic movements from Asia with an increase of 13 per cent year-on-year, as well as Africa and Europe, both up by 10 per cent year-on-year.
The latest figures were announced by CEO Brandon O’Reilly to a group of aviation journalists at a briefing held this week.
Commenting on TAG Farnborough Airport’s performance, Brandon O’Reilly said: “This improved performance is a tribute to the dedication of all our employees and represents a clear vote of confidence in the airport from the business aviation sector. It underlines the success of TAG Farnborough Airport’s philosophy – to consistently offer a five-star service of the highest standard with no compromises – and our position as Europe’s leading business airport.”