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AIAL Monthly Traffic Update - January 2013

January 2013 Monthly traffic update

0.1% International passenger volumes (excluding transit passengers) at Auckland Airport were up 0.1% versus January 2012. The growth was driven by Australian routes that continued to perform strongly over the school holiday period with passengers up 6.8% on January 2012.

Record The 720,213 international customs passengers processed at Auckland Airport in January 2013 were the most ever processed in a month. January 2013 surpassed January 2012 as the busiest month ever, even though January last year included Chinese New Year (which falls in February in 2013).

12.9% Domestic passenger movements increased significantly at Auckland Airport and its affiliates’ airports in January 2013. Domestic passengers were up 12.9% at Auckland, 7.9% at Queenstown, 4.3% at Cairns and 5.7% at Mackay.

International passenger volumes at Queenstown Airport were up 27.2% versus January 2012. This was driven by 38 more flights in January 2013 than January 2012. The majority of these additional flights were Air New Zealand and Jetstar services to/from Sydney and Melbourne.

Full report: MTU_January_2013.pdf

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