Auckland Airport intl pax growth in Jan-2019 driven by additional Asia capacity

    Auckland International Airport stated (19-Mar-2019) international passenger traffic growth in Jan-2019 was predominantly driven by additional capacity in the Asia market, with 17,000 additional seats, including 18,000 extra seats to Indonesia and 8000 extra seats to Taiwan. New service to Chicago drove a 7000 seat increase in North America capacity. Chinese visitor arrivals increased 9% year-on-year driven by the earlier timing of Chinese New Year compared to 2018.