Loading
20-Jul-2012 1:03 PM

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport pax up 6% in Jun-2012

Australia's Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport passenger numbers up 6% - traffic highlights for Jun-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 2,858,000, +6.2%;

The airport reported major nationality markets that grew included Australia outbound (+11%), Malaysia (+69%), Singapore (+62%), Japan (+27%), India (+20%), Indonesia (+12%), New Zealand (+12%), China (+9%), Canada (+3%) and the US (+1%). France (-4%) was the major nationality market to report a decline.

Sydney Airport: “The launch of new low cost services to Asia was the driver of the exceptional International growth of 10.4% during the month. Scoot’s daily service to Singapore has been very popular with the travelling public, with the number of Singaporeans arriving in Sydney increasing by 62% and the number of Australians travelling to Singapore increasing by 29% in June. Very strong growth in the Malaysian market was also recorded, with a 69% increase in Malaysians visiting Sydney and a 31% increase in Australians travelling to Malaysia," Kerri Mather, CEO. Source: Sydney Airport, 20-Jul-2012.

Want More News Like This?

CAPA Membership gives you access to all news and analysis on the site, along with access to many areas of our comprehensive databases and toolsets.
Find Out More