Air transport industry in Germany - Statistics & Facts

The term air transport or air transport industry describes the transport of passengers and goods by airplane.
In 2017, the number of passengers transported in air traffic between German airports amounted to almost 213 million. The leading flight travel destinations were Spain, Turkey and Great Britain. The leading German airline, based on the number of passengers, is Lufthansa.
The amount of goods transported in air traffic in Germany added up to 4.8 million tonnes in 2017 (domestic air traffic in Germany, border-crossing traffic and transit traffic). The leading airlines worldwide, based on cargo transported, are FedEx, UPS Airlines and Emirates. Based on the number of flight passengers, the biggest German airports in 2014 were located in Frankfurt/Main, Munich and Düsseldorf.

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