4-Jun-2012 1:43 PM

Malaysia Airports Holding pax up 2%, cargo down 1% in Apr-2012

Malaysia Airports Holdings passenger numbers up 2% - traffic highlights for Apr-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.3 million, +2.3% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: -0.1%;
    • International: +4.8%;
  • Cargo volume: 72,440 tonnes, -0.7%;
  • Aircraft movements: 52,332, -0.9%. [more - original PR]

The airport operator stated the growth in international passenger numbers was contributed by 8.6% increase in AirAsia Group movements and an 1.9% increase in foreign airlines movements while the decline in domestic passenger numbers was attributable to the termination of operations by Firefly to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.