Latest traffic data for Jun-2009 from South Korea’s main international gateway (and a key North Asian hub), Incheon International Airport, shows a weak recovery in cargo volumes continued last month (down 11.0% year-on-year to 222,953 tonnes), but passenger numbers continued to deteriorate, falling 15.3% year-on-year to 2.1 million.
Incheon International Airport passenger number growth and cargo volume growth: Jul-08 to Jun-09
The swine flu outbreak had an impact in its core markets to/from Japan, but volumes have been down by 14-15% year-on-year at Incheon in six of the past eight months.
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