In the 2nd quarter 2018, passengers at national airports amounted to 15.5 million, growing by 6.8%, slowing down from +11.9% in Q1. Passengers in rail transport increased both by heavy rail (+4.2%; +3.2% in Q1) and by metro/light rail (+5.4%, after +0.4% in Q1). In the case of inland waterways passengers transport, there was a slight increase (+1.0%; +1.6% in Q1).
In national maritime ports, the number of incoming vessels had a slight increase (+0.8%; -4.0% in Q1), more expressive in terms of gross tonnage (+5.1%, -4.2% in Q1), while goods handled went up by 2.3%, recovering from the reduction in the previous quarter (-9.8%).
With a total of 2.8 million tons, goods transported by rail increased by 8.2% (after -1.5% in Q1). On the contrary, road freight transport registered a reduction of 4.1% (-0.9% in Q1), totalling 39.6 million tons.