Traveler growth reaching 10% in Asia-Pacific

By Admin on April 25, 2016 with 01 Commnets

 

Traveler growth reaching 10% in Asia-Pacific and Middle East for Q1 2016

Strong economic development in India stimulated domestic travel, leading to top airports all posting strong boost: Delhi (DEL) +22.9%, Mumbai (BOM) +10.5%, Bangalore (BLR) +21.1%, Chennai (MAA) +11.9% and Hyderabad (HYD) +17.5%. In Singapore (SIN), sustained by robust growth in traveler traffic from Thailand, China and Malaysia, the airport tape-recorded a gain of +9.9% and appeared to have actually restored self-confidence after a duration of relatively sluggish development since 2014.

Travelers taking a trip through the Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern airports in March 2016 grew by +6.7% and +10.4% respectively. For the very first quarter, Asia-Pacific traveler traffic grew by +9.7% and the Middle East +10.2%. (Note: Cumulated Q1 2016 traffic development was favorably affected by the leap year, an extra day in February 2016).

Strong economic growth in India stimulated domestic travel, resulting in top airports all publishing strong boost: Delhi (DEL) +22.9%, Mumbai (BOM) +10.5%, Bangalore (BLR) +21.1%, Chennai (MAA) +11.9% and Hyderabad (HYD) +17.5%. In other places in the area, a number of airports likewise generated substantial gain for the quarter: Pusan (PUS) +26%, Bangkok Don Mueang (DMK) +23.1%, Kaohsiung (KHH) +21% and Doha (DOH) +20.4%.

Resulting in numerous Asia-Pacific freight hub suffering a decline from last year: Hong Kong (HKG) -3.5%, Incheon (ICN) -4.4%, and Narita (NRT) -10.2%. While some airports provided considerable growth: Delhi (DEL) +15.7%, Manila (MNL) +18.2%.

Growth in the Middle East showed moderation. While Dubai (DXB) grew +3.5%, Dubai World Central (DWC) and Abu Dhabi (AUH) suffered decrease of -6.9% and -4.4% respectively. The exception is Doha (DOH) where development was the highest at +20.3%.