The summer holiday season helped to support strong passenger traffic in August 2015, with Asia-Pacific airports recording growth of 8.3%, according to preliminary traffic data.
Most airports in the region reported positive passenger growth for the month with strong support from both international and domestic travels.
Among the largest airports in the region, Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Bangkok (BKK) and New Delhi (DEL) generated the highest growth rate for the month at +20.9%, +16.0% and +15.3% respectively.
Air freight remained weak, continuing to be impacted by slowdown across Asian export markets and oil producing economies. In August 2015, freight volumes were essentially flat in Asia-Pacific 0% and the Middle East +0.9%.
Airports reporting the highest traffic volume in August 2015, with respective growth rate from last year (ACI PaxFlash and FreightFlash statistics)
|Top 3 airports by size1|
|> 40m||25 – 40m||15 – 25m||5 – 15m|
|Tokyo Haneda (HND)
|Osaka Kansai (KIX)
|Shanghai Pudong (PVB) -0.6%|
|Abu Dhabi (AUH) @+17.4%||Phuket