Beijing Capital International Airport posted a 7.4% growth in passenger traffic in January.

The total number of passengers in January rose 7.4% to 5.4 million from a year ago, says the airport.

Aircraft movements grew 5.4% to 40,954 from the corresponding period last year, it adds.

The airport recently raised 4.9 billion yuan ($718 million) from an issue of domestic corporate bonds. In April 2009, it announced it would issue bonds to raise funds to repay debts, adjust its debt structure, and supplement the airport's working capital.

Source: Air Transport Intelligence news