Brisbane Airport Corporation records lowest financial year passenger numbers since 1994

    Brisbane Airport Corporation reported (21-Jul-2021) a 56% decline in passenger numbers compared to FY2020, with total passengers just under 7.9 million in FY2021. It is the first time since FY1994, Brisbane Airport passenger numbers failed to reach eight million. International passengers declined 95% year-on-year to just over 248,000, with international borders remaining closed except for the trans-Tasman travel bubble with New Zealand which commenced in late Apr-2021. Repeated lockdowns and domestic border restrictions across the states and territories resulted in a 43% decrease in domestic passengers year-on-year, with just under 7.6 million. Passengers flying within Queensland via Brisbane Airport also fell 11% year-on-year with 3.6 million travellers in FY2021.

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