Ljubljana, 13 February (STA) - Airport operator Aerodrom Ljubljana posted a EUR 5.2m net profit last year, which is on par with the 2012 results and 3.8% above plans. Operating revenues were meanwhile up 1.4% year-on-year to EUR 31.3m, according to unaudited data released by the company on Thursday.
The number of passengers at the Ljubljana airport was up by 10.2% to 1.32 million, which is 2.6% more than planned, the press release published on the website of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange says.
The majority of passengers (87%) travelled with scheduled flights, while the share of passengers transported by budget carriers Easyjet and Wizz Air was up by 3.5 percentage points in 2013 to 12.6%.
A growth was also recorded in cargo transport. The total volume of cargo that went through the Ljubljana airport last year amounted to 17,777 tonnes, which is 4.4% more than in 2012 and 2.5% more than planned.
Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) stood at EUR 6.1m, which is 17.4% more than in 2012 and 6.4% above plans.
Investments in buildings and equipment last year amounted to EUR 8.96m.