The Boryspil airport topped Airports Council International Europe (ACI Europe)’s rankings of airports with the largest increases of passenger traffic in the second quarter and June 2019, the CFTS portal reports, citing the Interfax Ukraine news agency.

The airport’s top ranking was facilitated by increases of 23.7% and 27.6%, respectively, in its volumes of passenger traffic in these periods. Boryspil ended the first half of the year in second place in the ranking (a 20.1% increase) behind the Berlin airport.

ACI Europe publishes monthly rankings of airports by passenger traffic, analyzing data from more than 230 European airports.

Airports Council International (ACI) is the only global trade representative of the world’s airports. ACI is divided into regional offices: ACI Europe, ACI Africa, ACI Asia-Pacific, ACI Latin America-Caribbean, and ACI North America.

The ACI’s objectives include representing the interests of its member airports; achieving cooperation among all segments of the aviation industry and their stakeholders as well as with governments and international organizations; influencing international and national legislation, rules, policies, standards and practices based on established policies representing airports’ interests and priorities; advancing the development of the aviation system by enhancing public awareness of the economic and social importance of airport development.

As the CFTS portal reported earlier, the volume of passenger traffic through the Boryspil airport increased by 21.2% to 8.3 million in the period of January-July 2019, compared with the corresponding period of 2018.