Auckland Airport reports 26.8% traffic increase on Asia and Middle East routes in Jul-2017

    Auckland Airport reported (30-Aug-2017) strong growth in international passenger traffic on Asia and Middle East routes with 26.8% year-on-year increase in Jul-2017. This was driven by new routes to ChinaHong Kong and Qatar as well as Emirates upgauging to A380 for direct Dubai service. Meanwhile traffic on Americas routes decreased 3.3% due to seasonal capacity reduction by United Airlines‘ on San Francisco service. [more – original PR]