Beijing Capital International Airport's traffic snaps back in Oct-08
Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) reported a significant turnaround in passenger traffic in Oct-08, as restrictions on aircraft movements and visas introduced in advance of the Olympics were eased. The release of pent-up demand saw domestic passenger numbers surge 29.4% year-on-year to 4.4 million, while international volumes (including Hong Kong and Macau) rose 10.4% to 1.2 million. Total passenger numbers in Oct-08 rose 24.6% to 5.7 million. [515 words]
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Graphs and data:
- Beijing Capital International Airport passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth (% change year-on-year): Nov-07 to Oct-08
- Beijing Capital International Airport passenger numbers vs cargo volume growth (% change year-on-year): Nov-07 to Oct-08
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