Visitor arrivals via air soared to 59,415 in the month of April 2012, an increase by 14.3 percent as compared to the same month last year, as per the data released by the Immigration Office at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). While arrivals from South Asian region have shown positive growth of 35.4 percent, arrivals from the rest of Asia saw an overall rise of 16.7 percent. European market registered a positive growth of 3.2 percent compared to the same month last year with total visitor arrivals of 19,286. Arrivals from Denmark, Germany, Italy, Russia and Sweden were up by 4.9 percent, 5.5 percent, 115.8 percent, 83.1 percent and 4.7 percent respectively. Arrivals from Australia (4.7 percent), USA(9.8 percent) and Canada(39.1 percent) also registered positive growth.