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Freight traffic and passenger traffic slowed down in Europe in 2012 as data from the European airport trade body, ACI EUROPE, reveals. Europe’s airports overall passenger traffic saw an increase of only 1.8% compared to 2011. Airports in the European Union countries had an increase of merely 0.2% in 2012 (and had been in recession since October), while non-EU airports saw an 8.8% increase. Turkey, Russia, Georgia, Iceland and Moldova are the leading countries from this point of view. In what freight traffic at European airports is concerned, it decreased by -2.8% during the last year.