Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport pax up 2%, int'l growth driven by strong capacity and load factors
- Passenger numbers: 3.2 million, +2.4% year-on-year;
- Domestic: 2.1 million, +1.0%;
- International: 1.0 million, +5.5%. [more - original PR]
Airport CEO Kerrie Mather attributed the international traffic growth to "strong capacity increases and load factors." Australian outbound passenger growth was robust increasing 6.0%, primarily driven by additional capacity and frequencies. The most popular destinations for Australian passengers this month were USA, UAE, Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, and UK.