Auckland Airport intl pax growth in Jan-2019 driven by additional Asia capacity

19 March, 2019

Auckland International Airport stated (19-Mar-2019) Jan-2019 international passenger traffic growth was predominantly driven by additional capacity into Asian markets. 17,000 seats were added in total, including 18,000 to Indonesia and 8000 to Taiwan. New service to Chicago drove a 7000 seat increase in North American capacity. Chinese visitor arrivals increased 9% year-on-year driven by the earlier timing of Chinese New Year compared to 2018. [more - original PR]