Cairns Airport notes 3.4% growth on regional routes in Jun-2017 despite overall pax decrease

    Cairns Airport reported (Aug-2017) traffic grew 3.4% year-on-year on regional routes in Jun-2017 despite an overall decrease in domestic passenger number for the month. Growth was attributed to mine development in Cape York and more international travellers visiting central Australia. The airport also received 6% increase in transfer and transit passengers connecting to/from regional services in Cairns. [more – original PR]