Shares in airports worldwide were generally down yesterday with Chinese airport shares again leading the decline as Shanghai's market correction gathered pace.
Elsewhere in the region, Australian Infrastructure Fund’s shares fell 1.3% yesterday, while Macquarie Airports eased 0.6%. Australian airports, including Melbourne and Brisbane airports are set to benefit from V Australia’s recently announced second phase expansion to Phuket and Johannesburg.
- Passenger numbers: 8.2 million, -3.1% year-on-year;
- Aircraft movements: 66,664, -5.7%;
Positive performers in Europe included Hochtief (+1.7%) and Italian airport operators, Aeroporto di Venezia (+1.7%), Aeroporto di Toscana (+1.0%) and Aeroporto di Firenze (+0.9%).
Selected airports daily share price movements (% change): 17-Aug-09