Airport to see growth in passenger traffic
Penang International Airport is expecting to see passenger traffic grow by four to five per cent in 2012, due to strong tourism interest domestically and abroad. The first nine months of the year saw a five per cent growth, or 3.5 million passengers, up from last year’s 3.3 million. This is in spite of ongoing renovation and upgrading works at the airport and the current state of the world economy. Upon the completion of the airport upgrading works, Malaysia Airports general manager Datuk Azmi Murad expects passenger traffic to grow even further.
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