20-Apr-2012 12:52 PM

Melbourne Tullamarine Airport Mar-2012 quarter pax up 3%, int'l pax up 9%

Australia's Melbourne Tullamarine Airport international passenger numbers up 17% - traffic highlights:

  • Mar-2012:
    • Passenger numbers: 2.4 million, n/a year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 1.9 million, less than +1%;
      • International: 569,920, +17%;
  • Three months ended 31-Mar-2012:
    • Passenger numbers: 7.2 million, +3%;
      • Domestic: 5.4 million, +1%;
      • International: 1.8 million, +9%.

The airport also reported the following strong performing nationalities by passport holders:

Melbourne Airport CEO Chris Woodruff attributed Asia and particularly China as the driving force for international passenger growth at the airport.

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