Christchurch Airport reports first decline after 11 consecutive months of cargo growth

    Christchurch International Airport reported (04-May-2018) the following traffic highlights for Mar-2018:

    • Passengers: 651,302, +5.5% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 480,996, +3.6%;
      • International: 170,306, +11.3%;
    • Cargo: 2371 tonnes, -7.0%;
    • Aircraft movements: 8617, +5.5%;
      • Domestic: 7653, +7.2%;
      • International: 964, -6.0%.

    According to the CAPA Airport Traffic Database, Mar-2018 marked the airport’s first decline after 11 consecutive months of cargo growth. [more – original PR]