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Shanghai Pudong Airport reports marked slowdown in international traffic

Shanghai Airport's shares gained 1.5% yesterday, although the airport is experiencing a marked slowdown in international traffic gains that were averaging 20%-plus until Jan-2011. Overall passenger numbers gained 6.9% last month.

Shanghai Pudong Airport monthly passenger numbers: 2009 to 2011

Pudong Airport's traffic highlights in Apr-2011 were as follows:

  • Passenger numbers: 3,431,200, +6.9% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 1,834,100, +11.5%;
    • International: 1,170,600, +2.3%;
    • Regional: 426,500, +1.5%;
  • Cargo volume: 278,600 tonnes, -2.7%;
    • Domestic: 31,400 tonnes, -4.0%;
    • International: 212,000 tonnes, +0.2%;
    • Regional: 35,200 tonnes, -16.2%;
  • Aircraft movements: 28,735, +6.4%;
    • Domestic: 14,999, +5.9%;
    • International: 10,358, +8.6%;
    • Regional: 3,050, +6.2%.

Meanwhile, shares in Australian Infrastructure Fund gained 2.7% on stronger traffic at Melbourne Airport.

Selected ABD daily share price movements (% change): 20-May-2011