Airports Company South Africa: Passenger growth held steady in 4Q2017

    Airports Company South Africa published (Feb-2018) traffic figures for its nine airports in 4Q2017, with the following highlights:

    • Growth in passenger numbers held “steady” at just over 3%;
    • Nearly 11 million passengers used main airports in 4Q2017, an increase of 321,000 year-on-year;
    • International arrivals increased 13.85% at Cape Town International Airport, while international departures increased 15.69%;
    • Durban King Shaka International Airport enjoyed “solid growth” in 4Q2017, with a 5.63% increase in arrivals and 6.17% increase in departures;
    • Domestic air travel remained “under strain”, with arrivals increasing 2.60% and departures increasing 2.76%. [more – original PR]