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PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 January, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 12 January, 2007, 12:00am

dragonair passenger numbers rise 8.3pc

Dragonair flew 8.3 per cent more passengers last year due to demand from travellers between Hong Kong and the mainland, although passenger numbers dropped last month due to the cancellation of the carrier's Bangkok route. Cargo volume rose 2.6 per cent last year to 395,384 tonnes, while the volume carried in December dropped 5.4 per cent to 34,800 tonnes.

overseas terminals boost psa container growth

PSA International, operator of the world's busiest port, posted a 7.6 per cent increase in container handling at its Singapore terminals last year, while its overseas terminals saw 30 per cent throughput growth. PSA handled 23.98 million 20-foot equivalent units (teu) in Singapore and a total of 27.3 million teu at its 20 ports worldwide.


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