Australian airports pax down 1% in Dec-2018; 162.8m pax in 2018

    Australia‘s Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) reported (04-Mar-2019) the following traffic highlights for Australian airports:
    • Dec-2018:
      • Passengers: 14.2 million, -0.7% year-on-year;
        • Domestic: 10.2 million, -2.1%;
        • International: 3.9 million, +3.1%;
      • Aircraft movements: 122,266, -1.2%;
        • Domestic: 103,330, -1.8%;
        • International: 18,936, +2.6%;
    • 2018:
      • Passengers: 162.8 million, +2.6% year-on-year;
        • Domestic: 121.2 million, +1.8%;
        • International: 41.6 million, +4.9%;
      • Aircraft movements: 1.5 million, -0.6%;
        • Domestic: 1.3 million, -1.4%;
        • International: 210,310, +4.5%.