The Number Of People Arriving At Macau Airport Significantly Increased In 2018
According to the the report published on thursday, january 3, in 2018, macau international airport co ltd airport received a record number of passenger flights – 8.26 million.
The company known in macau as cam reported that this indicator is an annual increase in 15.2% compared with 7.17 million passenger flights committed in 2017. During 2018, the airport served more than 65,000 aircraft flights, which represents a 12% increase in annual terms.
Passenger traffic on routes serving mainland china, amounted to 37% of total in 2018. Cam reports, 41% fall on routes serving other countries in southeast and northeast asia.
During 2018, the airport expanded its route network by adding 10 new directions, namely: the cities of sanya, qingdao, xi’an and kunming in china; phuket and krabi in thailand; kota kinabalu in malaysia; tugegarao and cebu in the philippines; tega in south korea.
Previously, cam mentioned that project work on the southern expansion of the passenger terminal will begin this year, which will allow the airport to handle about 10 million passenger flights per year.
It is noteworthy that most players in macau casino – tourists and those who come by air. According to local authorities, it is the tourist industry of the city and not one-day tourists or those who arrive on the ferry from hong kong or mainland china.
Previously, experts shared the opinion that annual income increase in macao casino could soon end.