Chiang Mai Airport records highest passenger traffic in Asia Pacific

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According to data from Airports Council International Asia Pacific, passenger traffic at Asia Pacific airports increased by 4.2% in February 2014, while the Middle East sector recorded an 8.4% increase year-on-year. Year-to-date results for the first two months of 2014 showed an increase of 7.1% in Asia Pacific, and 9.7% in the Middle East. Beijing (PEK) was the busiest airport in February 2014, handling 6.3 million passengers, while Chiang Mai (CNX) in Thailand recorded the highest year-on-year growth of 16.9%. For air cargo, Asia Pacific airports recorded 3.4% increase and the Middle Eastern airports registered a 4.7% increase in February 2014 comparing to same month last year. Year-to-date result was 4.0% higher for both sectors of the region.