KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 15): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd’s (MAHB) passenger visitors for November slid 30.8% thirty day period-on-month (m-o-m) to 1.8 million, from the prior month’s 2.6 million travellers.
This is the 2nd consecutive m-o-m drop in passenger visitors from September, which saw 3.5 million travellers.
In a filing to Bursa Malaysia nowadays, the airport operator mentioned Malaysia’s November visitors general performance for the domestic sector was impacted by the extension of the Conditional Motion Manage Buy (CMCO) from Oct to Dec 6, which was also prolonged to all states in Peninsular Malaysia, except for Perlis, Pahang and Kelantan.
On a yr-on-calendar year (y-o-y) basis, MAHB’s network of airports claimed a decrease of 84.2%.
Domestic and global passenger movements recorded 1.3 million and 518,000 travellers respectively, explained MAHB.
On a final-12-thirty day period basis, MAHB’s community of airports saw a decrease of 61.9% with 53.6 million travellers. Overall aircraft actions declined by 73.2%, from the identical thirty day period in 2019, with domestic and international plane actions contracting by 68.3% and 80.8% respectively, stated the airport operator.
For airports in Malaysia, it registered 311,000 passenger actions in November 2020, a 96.4% y-o-y drop, with the domestic and worldwide sectors recording 234,000 (-94.5% y-o-y) and 78,000 (-98.2% y-o-y) travellers, respectively.
KLIA passenger actions ended up down by 97.8% y-o-y at 113,000. November passenger actions for KLIA Major Terminal and klia2 diminished by 96.7% and 98.8% respectively, reported the airport operator.
Passenger actions at MASB Airports, on the other hand, lessened by 94.4% y-o-y with 198,000 passengers.
Meanwhile, total plane actions in Malaysia lessened by 82.5% y-o-y. Domestic and global plane movements declined by 78.9% y-o-y and 88.1% y-o-y respectively, mentioned MAHB.
Over-all plane actions at KLIA lowered by 89.5% y-o-y, even though aircraft movements at MASB airports lessened by 76.7% y-o-y in November 2020.
However, MAHB famous that KLIA welcomed the return of Cathay Pacific Airways with 1 flight weekly, following a a few-yr absence.
In full, there had been 58 scheduled and constitution airlines working at KLIA to 64 international places in 35 countries, including cargo flights to 21 international locations in November.
Additionally, Istanbul SGIA passenger movements declined by 47.6% y-o-y in November 2020 to 1.5 million travellers, with domestic and intercontinental travellers down to 1.1 million (-38.9% y-o-y) and 440,000 (-61% y-o-y), respectively.
Total aircraft actions at Istanbul SGIA decreased by 35.9% y-o-y in November 2020, claimed MAHB.
“Istanbul SGIA passenger movements were being a little bit affected by the re-introduction of partial curfews on Nov 20, a evaluate imposed by the Government of Turkey because of to the increasing variety of Covid-19 circumstances throughout Turkey,” stated MAHB.
The airport operator mentioned that Pegasus Airlines operated to 33 domestic and 52 global destinations in 34 diverse international locations in November, though Anadolujet operated 26 domestic and 13 international routes in eight distinct international locations in November.
Shares of MAHB shut two sen or .32% higher at RM6.18 now, valuing the team at RM10.25 billion. From this year’s trough of RM4.05 on Oct 16, the counter has risen 52.6%. Year to day, nonetheless, the inventory is still down by 18.7% from RM7.60.