Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 

January 2017 Monthly traffic update

Issued: 1 March 2017
aucklandairport.co.nz

January 2017 Monthly traffic update

990,250For the second consecutive month, Auckland Airport welcomed a record number of international passengers. The 990,250 (excluding transit passengers) in January was 30,000 more than the previous record set in December – and 10.9% more than in January 2016. January’s new high was driven by a combination of higher international visitors and a record number of New Zealanders travelling overseas, as well as the earlier timing of the Chinese New year holiday.
27.5%Auckland Airport’s Chinese visitor arrivals in January were up 27.5% on January 2016 – an increase driven by the recent growth in direct airline capacity and the earlier timing of the Chinese New Year (January this year compared to February last year). Strong Chinese New Year traffic was also experienced from Hong Kong (+73.6%) and Taiwan (+14.1%). Auckland Airport now has six airlines operating a total of 44 weekly services between Auckland and mainland China, and will add a seventh airline with the launch of Sichuan Airlines’ three-weekly service between Chengdu and Auckland from June 2017.
11.8%International passenger volumes at Cairns Airport were up 11.8% in January 2016 and have grown by 20% over the last 12 months. The increase has been driven by strong international capacity growth including its newest airline Jin Air, who launched the first low cost services between Australia and Korea in January 2017.


18.4%Auckland Airport’s international visitor arrivals from the Americas grew 18.4% in January 2017. Double-digit arrivals growth from American (+20%), Canadian (+11.4%), Argentinian (+22.3%),and Brazilian (+47.3 %) visitors was driven by the new American Airlines’ Los Angeles and United Airlines’ San Francisco services and capacity increases on Air New Zealand’s Houston and Buenos Aires routes.

Full update: AIA_January_2017__Monthly_Traffic_Update.pdf

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Air New Zealand: Flying Year-round To Popular Queensland Destinations

Air New Zealand is moving to year-round direct flights on its Auckland-Cairns, Auckland-Sunshine Coast and Christchurch-Gold Coast routes under an agreement with the Queensland Government... More>>




SEA: Another First For Solar Energy In New Zealand

The Sustainable Energy Association NZ (SEANZ) congratulates Sunergise on the commissioning of the Sunergise Kapuni Solar Power Plant, the largest in the country... More>>

Accenture: More Boomers Than Zoomers Want To Work From Home

While often associated with tech savvy Gen Z or Zoomers, new global research from Accenture shows that the push for more flexible working environments is being led by Gen Xers and Baby Boomers... More>>

Banking: Westpac New Zealand To Remain Part Of Westpac Group

Westpac New Zealand Limited (WNZL) remains part of Westpac Group following a decision for the two businesses not to demerge. Westpac Group Chief Executive Officer, Peter King, said: “After a detailed review, we believe a demerger of the WNZL business would not be in the best interests of shareholders... More>>

Mercury: Enters Into Binding Agreements To Acquire Trustpower’s Retail Business

Mercury NZ Limited (Mercury) has announced that it has entered into binding agreements with Trustpower Limited (Trustpower, NZX:TPW) to acquire Trustpower’s retail business for NZ$441 million... More>>

ALSO:


ASB: New Zealanders Missing Out On Hundreds Of Millions In KiwiSaver Government Contributions

New Zealanders have just over a week to ensure they’re eligible for the maximum annual government KiwiSaver contribution... More>>