Aena achieved a net profit of 1,018.5 million euros in the first nine months of the year, which is 5.5% more than in the same period of 2017 when it earned 965.5 million euros, according to the airport manager. The company has underlined that this figure reflects "the positive evolution of the business, the decrease in financial expenses and, in the opposite direction, a higher expense for corporate tax".
From January to September, Aena's total revenues reached 3,250.4 million, which represents an increase of 5% more than in the same period of 2017. Of this amount, 3,208.9 million were ordinary, which experienced an increase of 5.3%.
The gross operating result (Ebitda) reached 2,032.2 million from January to September, 4.3% more than in the same period of 2017 (excluding Luton, it is 1,972.3 million euros, an improvement of 3, 6%). As for the net operating result (Ebit) was 1,429.8 million, an increase of 5.5%.
On the other hand, the board of directors announced today the appointment of Juan Ignacio Díaz Bidart as proprietary director, by co-option, to fill the vacancy left by Tatiana Martínez Ramos and Iruela, who resigned after ceasing his position at the Ministry of Finance. Energy.
By business areas, Aena accounted for aeronautical revenues totaled 2,107.9 million, with an improvement of 3.6%, while the turnover of its international activity reached 180.7 million, 8.6% more. The average income per passenger is 4.3 euros, 2.8% more than a year before.
It stands out the increase of 8.5% of the commercial income, that with 871.5 million until September, already suppose 27% of the total. In-store billing Duty Free it reached 241.8 million; 155.7 million in restoration; 118.2 million in car rental and exceeded 108 million in car parks.
On the other hand, the real estate services reported 50.4 million euros, 13.4% more, growth that is partially explained by the entry into force at the end of 2017 of the new contracts at the Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas airport, whose amount has been fully recognized in 2018. Excluding this regularization, growth would have been 6%.