- Passenger numbers: 2.5 million, +5.0% year-om-year;
- Domestic: 1.9 million, +6.0%;
- International: 587,272, +1.0%. [more - original PR]
According to the airport, China continued to lead international passenger growth, with an 8% increase while other markets, such as India (+7.9%), Vietnam (+9.9%), Sri Lanka (+9.4) and New Zealand (+9.9%) also grew.
Melbourne Airport: “We are in ongoing discussions with our airline customers about introducing more direct services to Melbourne, to bring more international visitors to Melbourne and Australia, and to provide Victorians with more travelling options," Chris Woodruff, CEO. Source: Company statement, 20-Aug-2012.