Nearly 16.8 million passengers passed through the gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague in 2018, and a total of 155,530 take-offs and landings were performed. The positive trend has thus continued, with 9% more handled passengers and almost 5% more performed movements, a slightly slower growth rate than the former.
The busiest month of 2018 was July with 1,877,369 handled passengers. Last year, on average, 46 thousand passengers passed through the airport each day. A total of 69 carriers operated their flights from Prague, connecting it with 171 destinations, including several new places such as Philadelphia, Kutaisi, Belfast, Amman, Marrakesh, Sharjah and Yerevan.
In 2018, the most popular routes were between Prague and Great Britain, Italy, Russia, Spain and Germany. The busiest 2018 destination was London, followed by Paris, Moscow, Amsterdam and Frankfurt. The most significant year-on-year growth in the number of handled passengers was recorded by Barcelona, followed by Budapest, London/Stansted, Madrid and Antalya. Out of holiday destinations, the greatest number of passengers used flights to Antalya, Heraklion, Hurghada, Burgas and Marsa Alam.