Macau International Airport Company Ltd (CAM) says it is targeting record passenger traffic of 8.7 million passengers in 2019, a 5.3% increase on 2018 numbers should the target come to fruition.
Macau Airport welcomed 8.26 million passengers in the 12 months to 31 December 2018, a 15% increase on the previous year, with total aircraft movements rising 12% to 65,000.
But CAM is expecting even stronger numbers this year, with the company’s 2018 Business Summary and 2019 Work Plan meeting proposing a raft of new targets. They include 69,000 aircraft movements, 42,750 tonnes of cargo, 3,438 business jets and 8.7 million passengers.
The airport’s 2018 figures saw total volume of 41,500 tonnes of cargo and 3,270 business jet movements, with overall revenue of the airport reaching MOP$5.49 billion (US$679.8 million).