THE M3: MACAU AIRPORT TRAFFIC, VIVA MACAU & COD, BYI

The Macau Metro Monitor.  January 8th, 2010.



NUMBER OF PASSENGERS AT THE AIRPORT IN MACAU FALLS 15.5% IN ‘09 macaunews.com.mo

4.25 million passengers passed through the Macau airport in 2009, a 16.6% decline compared to the previous year.  During the same period, according the chairman of the Macau International Airport Company, 52,000 tons of cargo and 40,000 aircraft movements were recorded.  Compared to 2008, cargo and the number of flight movements were down 48% and 20%, respectively. 

VIVA MACAU AIRLINES AND CITY OF DREAMS LAUNCH PROMOTION asiatraveltips.com

Viva Macau Airlines has partnered with City of Dreams to offer exclusive privileges for passengers.  Viva Macau passengers flying until the 31st of March will be entitled to exclusive entertainment privileges at City of Dreams.  Passengers will be entitled to HK$500 worth of entertainment vouchers/credits for use in the COD casino and selected food and beverage outlets.

Viva Macau Airlines currently flies direct from Macau to Ho Chi Minh City, Tokyo, Sapporo, Jakarta, Sydney, and Melbourne.  Macau to Hanoi direct service is commencing February 13th.

BYI TECHNOLOGIES JOINS MACAU CASINOS casinogamingstock.net

Bally Technologies Inc. has announced that they have been awarded an enterprise wide contract with Galaxy Entertainment Group to provide a comprehensive table, slot, and casino management system in Macau.  Bally will replace its competitors' systems at the StarWorld Hotel and Casino, GEG’s flagship property in May 2010 and follow in the first calendar quarter of 2011 at the new Galaxy Macau on the Cotai Strip.