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Melbourne Airport continues rise in international passengers

01 /01/ 2018 Comments are Closed

Melbourne Airport has continued to experience a rise in international passenger volumes with more than 800,000 travellers flying in and out of Melbourne, representing an increase of 9.2 per cent compared to May last year.

In another win for the airport international seat capacity surged by 1.1 million new international seats between May 2017 to May 2018. June was a busy month with a number of airline launches and celebrations with one of the highlights including the launch of Air Canada’s year-round service. The non-stop service departs Melbourne at 9:40am on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays arriving into Vancouver at 7:35am local time on the same day. The service is proving to be extremely popular as it not only opens up the Canadian market but also provides unprecedented access to North America.

Melbourne Airport extended its international offering by welcoming Malindo Air to Melbourne. Malindo Air’s inaugural service to Bali departed on 8 June carrying 162 travellers on a Boeing 737-800.  Malindo Air will operate seven times per week, adding a combined 118, 260 seats flying both-ways annually. The full service carrier opens up connections to Indonesia and beyond, offering good flight connections to the South East Asia regions and the Indian sub-continent.

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