Federal minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Darren Chester announced on Friday growth in passenger and freight volumes across 2016.
After a downswing in 2015, its welcome news to the industry. While passenger numbers improved by 2%, the total cargo movements increased by 20.5% up from 2015.
The MEL-SYD route continues to be the busiest in the world as it connects the two largest airports in Australia however regional airports also reported heathy growth.
The figures issued by the Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics (BITRE) also suggested 2017 would continue the upward trend of passenger and freight movements.
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