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Local airport expects 10.35 million passengers this year

2020-01-15 07:05     Comment:0

The local airport expects 10.35 million passengers this year, which would be an increase of about 8 percent from last year, Macau International Airport Company Chairman Ma Iao Hang said yesterday.

Ma pointed out that the airport received a record number of passengers at 9.6 million last year, a year-on-year growth of 16 percent. He also forecast 81,000 take-offs and touch-downs for this year, an increase of 5 percent from last year, as well as a cargo throughput of 43,500 tonnes, a year-on-year growth of 3 percent.

Ma also predicted that the number of business jet movements (takeoffs and touchdowns) will increase 2 percent to 2,823 this year.


Macau International Airport Company Limited (CAM) Chairman of the Board of Directors Ma Iao Hang delivers a speech at the company’s annual media Spring Festival dinner held at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Nape yesterday.  Photo: Monica Leong 

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