Macau International Airport (MIA) stated today it expects revenues of more than 5 billion patacas (about 540 million euros) in 2018, the year it has set the record for the number of passengers.
The airport's global revenues "reached a historic milestone" last year, according to a bulletin issued by the management company, CAM - Macau International Airport Company, which manages the infrastructure.
In this regard, the company has ensured that it will "continue to repay its debts to the Government and shareholders"
In 2018, the airport of Macau recorded a record of 8.26 million passengers, an increase of 15% in comparison to2017 and "the highest passenger traffic" ever, 12 times higher than the population of Macau, said the company, in a separate statement.
There are currently 27 airlines operating at the airport, linking Macau to more than 50 destinations.
Six new airlines have been operating since 2018: Small Planet Airlines, Royal Air Charter Service, Cambodia Airways, KC International Airlines and Zhejiang Loong Airlines.
Last year, the Airport of Macau added ten new international routes, including Sanya, Qingdao, Xian and Kunming (China), Phuket and Krabi (Thailand), Kota Kinabalu (Malaysia), Tuguegarao and Cebu (Philippines) and Taegu (South Korea).