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22 September 2015   Asia-Pacific Airports grew 10%, Middle Eastern airports grew 22% in July 2015

Asia-Pacific Airports grew 10%, Middle Eastern airports grew 22% in July 2015


[September 22, 2015 – Hong Kong] The summer holiday season boosted passenger traffic in July 2015, with Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern airports recorded growth of 9.9% and 22.3% respectively.


Majority of airports in the region reported positive passenger growth for the month with strong support from international travels. A number of Asia-Pacific airports recorded year on year gains in excess of 25%: Bangalore (BLR) +33%, Phuket (HKT) +28.6%, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK) +27.1%, Osaka Kansai (KIX) +25.1%, Hyderabad (HYD) +25.1%. The Middle Eastern hub airports all recorded significant gains: Dubai (DXB) +29.5%, Doha (DOH) +24.9%, Abu Dhabi (AUH) 23.3%. Overall, Bangkok Don Muang (DMK) generated the highest increase among major airports at +52.4%.


Air freight continued to be impacted by slowdown across Asian export markets and oil producing economies. In July 2015, freight volumes were flat in Asia-Pacific 0% and the Middle East recorded a decrease of -0.9%. Manila (MNL) delivered the highest growth rate among both region at +15% driven by strong domestic freight volumes. 



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