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November 2012 - Monthly traffic update

November 2012 Monthly traffic update

1.9% International passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) at Auckland Airport were up 1.9% versus November 2011. There was strong growth in November 2012 on China (+8.7%), trans-Tasman (+6.4%) and Pacific Island (+5.3%) routes. 14.3% Cairns Airport experienced higher traffic volumes in November due to the total solar eclipse on the 14th of November 2012. Cairns was one of the best places in the world to view the rare spectacle. International passenger numbers (excluding transits) were up 14.3% on November 2011 and domestic passengers were up 12.1%.
28.2% Queenstown Airport performed strongly in November 2012 with International passengers up 17.5% on November 2012 driven by 32 additional international flights. Domestic also performed strongly up 18.4% on November 2011. 12.8% Domestic passenger volumes continued to perform well in November 2012, up 12.8% on November 2011. The growth has been driven by increased Jetstar capacity on Wellington and Christchurch routes and Air New Zealand’s “Night Rider” service and standby fares.

Full release: MTU_Month_12_November__2012.pdf

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