Auckland Airport passengers plunge 42%

Staff reporters
Thu, 16 Apr 2020

Auckland International Airport’s passenger volumes almost halved during March, falling 42 percent to 1.08 million, as travel restrictions were imposed by the government to contain the covid-19 outbreak. International passengers were down 43.2 percent at 513,455, while domestic passengers fell 40.1 percent to 531,509. Transit passengers were down 49.5 percent. On March 14, the government required all passengers arriving in New Zealand to self-isolate for 14 days. The following week the border was closed to non-residents in the lead up...

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