TRANSPORT: On Friday 13th May, the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport broke its all-time peak record …
The new Chinese shareholders of the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (ATB) must be delighted. Last Friday 13 really brought happiness to the platform which recorded 30,105 passengers that day, its absolute record attendance. The previous dated June 2, 2014, with 29,634 passengers.
— Aéroport de Toulouse (@aeroport_tls) May 23, 2016
A long weekend and new destinations
Whit weekend was the only true extended long weekend of May this year, is probably largely responsible for this performance. “This mark of affluence record the attractiveness of people in our region for destinations from Toulouse, this spring,” interpreter for his part Jean-Michel Vernhes, the CEO of ATB.
It also specifies that 14 new destinations have been launched in recent weeks, including companies Volotea and EasyJet or by the tour operator Marmara.