Auckland Airport international passenger numbers rise 5.4% in February, on jump in Chinese

Sun, 22 Mar 2015

By Jonathan Underhill March 23 (BusinessDesk) - Auckland International Airport said international passenger numbers through New Zealand's busiest gateway rose 5.4 percent last month, as the later timing of Chinese New Year led to a surge in travellers from China. There were 726,529 international arrivals and departures in February, including transits, up from 689,063 a year earlier, the airport company said in its monthly traffic update. Domestic passenger numbers rose 3.3 percent to 590,524. Arrivals from China soared 85 percent to 48...

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