Travel restrictions result in dramatic fall in passengers

Passenger numbers dropped significantly at Queensland Airports Limited’s four ports in March, as the impact of travel restrictions began to impact early in the month and then accelerated.

In total, 410,941 passengers passed through the gates of QAL’s four ports in March 2020, representing a 37 per cent drop on March 2019 when 651,212 passengers were welcomed across the group.

The drop was most severe on the Gold Coast and in Townsville, with respective declines of almost 40 per cent and more than 30 per cent.

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