MACAO, July 17 (Xinhua) -- Macao International Airport (MIA)'s passenger volume in the first half year of 2018 has reached 4 million, an increase of 20 percent compared with that of the same period last year, the MIA said in a press release on Tuesday.
The flight movements increased by 12 percent to over 31,000 landings and takeoffs, compared with that of the same period last year, it added.
The cargo volume has exceeded 18,900 tones, up 9.32 percent year-on-year. Meanwhile, the number of flight movements of business jet is 1,522, an increase of 5.87 percent over the same period in 2017.
There were four new routes launched and three new airline companies joined MIA in the first half year of 2018. A total of 49 routes were operated by 29 airlines at MIA so far, according to the press release.