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ACI Asia Pacific: Asia Pacific and Middle East airports report strong pax growth in Jun-2012

17-Aug-2012 12:53 PM

ACI Asia Pacific reported (16-Aug-2012) passenger numbers at Asia Pacific airports increased 7.7% year-on-year and increased 13.1% at Middle East airports in Jun-2012. For the first six months of 2012, Asia Pacific airports reported an 8.5% increase in passenger numbers while Middle Eastern airports outperformed other airports with a 13.2% growth rate. Beijing Capital again topped the list with the highest number of passenger throughput at 6.7% million in Jun-2012, followed by Tokyo Haneda and Jakarta. Cargo volume at Asia Pacific airports increased 1.7% in Jun-2012 after two consecutive month of decline while Middle Eastern airports reported a 9.2% increase in cargo volume. Hong Kong International Airport remained the largest airport in terms of cargo throughput during the month. Details are as follows:

  • Jun-2012:
    • Passenger numbers:
      • Asia Pacific: +7.7% year-on-year;
        • Domestic: +4.6%;
        • International: +12.3%;
      • Middle East: +13.1%;
        • International: +13.9%;
    • Cargo volume:
      • Asia Pacific: +1.7%;
        • Domestic: +4.5%;
        • International: +1.0%;
      • Middle East: +9.2%;
        • International: +9.3%;
  • Six months ended 30-Jun-2012:
    • Passenger numbers:
      • Asia Pacific: +8.5%;
        • Domestic: +6.8%;
        • International: +11.2%;
      • Middle East: +6.5%;
        • International: +13.7%;
    • Cargo volume:
      • Asia Pacific: -1.0%;
        • Domestic: +0.2%;
        • International: -1.3%;
      • Middle East: +4.4%;