Sydney Airport Sees 5.9% Rise in January Passenger Traffic

1 March 2010 (Last Updated March 1st, 2010 18:30)

Sydney Airport's passenger traffic rose by 5.9% year on year to three million in January 2010, according to the MAp Airports Traffic January 2010 report. Sydney Airport's domestic passenger traffic rose 2.7% to 1.9 million, while international traffic rose by 11.5% to 1.1 million in Jan

Sydney Airport's passenger traffic rose by 5.9% year on year to three million in January 2010, according to the MAp Airports Traffic January 2010 report.

Sydney Airport's domestic passenger traffic rose 2.7% to 1.9 million, while international traffic rose by 11.5% to 1.1 million in January.

According to MAp Airports, the majority of Sydney Airport's international passengers arrived from Korea, the US and France.

MAp's CEO Kerrie Mather said Australia's new air services agreements with China and the United Arab Emirates would help Sydney Airport's growth.