Istanbul Ataturk Airport also saw the highest increase in passengers in ACI Europe’s Group 1; the airports welcoming more than 25 million passengers per year. Its number of passengers went up by 14,8 % in January compared to the same month in 2013.

AACI Europe’s report of March 7, shows that passenger traffic at airports in the EU increased 4,6 %, while this number increased 11,8 % at non-EU airports, “as ever driven by extremely dynamic growth in Turkey, Russia, Iceland and also Israel.”