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Improved international passenger growth in 3rd quarter 2006/2007

Apr 23, 2007

The third quarter of financial year 2006/2007 has seen strong domestic growth continue, whilst international growth has seen a positive increase on the previous year.


Overall passenger numbers were up 7% for the third quarter of 2006/2007 compared to the same period last year.

Domestic passenger numbers continue to perform well, up 7% for the quarter.

International passenger growth has shown positive recovery signs after a slow first half to the financial year, increasing 6% for the third quarter.

For the year to date, overall passenger growth is positive at 5%. Domestic passenger growth is up 6% for the quarter, with international passenger growth up by 2%.

MELBOURNE AIRPORT PASSENGER NUMBERS

 Quarter 3Year to date
  2006/2007 (‘000) 2005/2006 (‘000) % Change 2006/2007 (‘000) 2005/2006 (‘000) % Change
International 1,206 1,140 + 6% 3,455 3,379 + 2%
Domestic 4,422 4,136 + 7% 13,514 12,760 + 6%
Transit 42 45 - 7% 125 131 - 5%
Total 5,670 5,321 + 7% 17,094 16,270 + 5%

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