research & data | air access

The team at Wesgro has contributed in landing 13 new routes and facilitating 15 route expansions for the Western Cape province in the past two years. This has resulted in an increase in capacity at Cape Town International Airport of 750,000 inbound seats, which helped the airport reach 10.7 million passengers mark in 2017. International terminal passengers grew by 20% in 2017 reaching a total of 2.4 million. The UK is the top market for Cape Town with Germany and the USA, second and third respectively. Cargo figures have also improved significantly with more freight being transported in the belly of the aircraft. Cargo freight has grown by 52% in 2017 to 57 000 tonnes.