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11-Jun-2010 12:39 PM

Shanghai airports report 'substantial' World Expo traffic in May-2010

China’s Shanghai International Airport Co stated traffic throughput at Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai Hongqiao airports increased “substantially” in May-2010, attributable to the commencement of the Shanghai World Expo on 01-May-2010 (CAAC-News, 10-Jun-2010). Details are as follows:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.8 million, +20.5% year-on-year;
  • Cargo volume: 337,600 tonnes, +49.9%;
    • Shanghai Pudong: 296,800 tonnes, +55.6%;
    • Shanghai Hongqiao: 40,800 tonnes, +18.3%;
  • Aircraft movements: 46,435, +15.2%;
    • Shanghai Pudong: 27,847, +16.6%;
    • Shanghai Hongqiao: 18,588, +13.2%.

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