20-Jan-2010 11:17 AM

Melbourne Airport reports 16% rise in Dec-2009 int'l pax numbers

Australia’s Melbourne Airport reports (20-Jan-2010) the following traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2009:
    • Passenger numbers:
      • International: 523,000, +16% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 1.7 million, +3%;
  • 2009:
    • Passenger numbers:
      • International:  5.2 million, +8% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 19.9 million, stable. [more]

Melbourne Airport: “Melbourne’s strong performing international market continued to grow, up by 14% for the quarter. For the first time in a calendar year, the airport recorded over five million international passengers. In Dec-2009 alone, over half a million passengers passed through the international terminal,” Source: Company statement, 20-Jan-2010.