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Sydney is again the best performing MAp investment airport


Australia’s MAp has reported financial highlights for its (core portfolio) investment airports for the three months ended 30-Sep-2009. The trend that was revealed at the time of the previous quarter’s release is seen to continue, with Sydney airport increasing revenue, also passenger and EBITDA growth while all other airports in the stable experienced a decline. Sydney was also able to reduce its costs while only Bristol matched that. The question of when MAp will start to see a good return from its European airports is again raised. At least investment is continuing to be made at all of them. [1428 words]

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  • Melbourne to challenge Sydney and increase its national market share
  • Copenhagen still feeling the impact of Sterling’s bankruptcy
  • Sydney leads in every category
  • Bristol no more
  • And then there were three

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  • Sydney’s result is detailed below (USD million)
  • Chart 1: Sydney Airport revenue growth and EBITDA margin
  • Chart 2: Sydney Airport passenger number growth and EBITDA margin: 1Q07 to 3Q09
  • Chart 3: Sydney Airport capital expenditure growth: 1Q07 to 3Q09
  • Copenhagen’s result is detailed below (EUR million):
  • Chart 4: Sydney, Copenhagen, Brussels & Bristol Airports EBITDA growth: 3Q08 & 3Q09
  • Chart 5: Sydney, Copenhagen, Brussels and Bristol Airports - passenger number growth: 3Q08 & 3Q09
  • Chart 6: Sydney, Copenhagen, Brussels and Bristol Airports revenue growth and costs growth in 3Q09
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