Rio de Janeiro Galeão International Airport in Brazil reported a fall in full-year passenger traffic and fewer aircraft movements in 2018.
A total of 15 million passengers used Galeão, marking a 7.6% year-on-year decrease. Take-offs and landings fell by about 10,000 (or 8.3%) to 110,164.
Poor national economic performance in recent years has affected air travel demand in Brazil. GDP contracted in 2015 and 2016, before growing by 1.0% in 2017 and 1.3% in 2018.
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