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China’s airlines exceed 200 million pax threshold in 2009

22-Dec-2009

CAAC stated Mainland Chinese airlines handled 211 million passengers in the 11 months ended Nov-2009, a 20% year-on-year increase. The annual figure will therefore easily exceed 200 million for the first time. [1915 words]

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Subheadings:

  • Aviation industry profits of USD170 million in Nov-2009
  • China traffic remains in positive territory across the board in Nov-2009
  • Continued growth among the majors in Nov-2009
  • China Eastern: Low double-digit passenger growth and load factor simprovements in Nov-2009
  • Air China: Fasting growing major by passenger growth in Nov-2009 
  • China Southern: China’s largest carrier by pax, with numbers continuing to grow
  • Hainan Airlines in rapid growth phase  
  • Spring Airlines outperforms its smaller/private carrier rivals
  • Growth for Cathay; seeing yield improvements off a low base
  • Freight back to double-digit growth in the Mainland, following weak Nov-2008
  • Cathay seeing “strong demand” out of Hong Kong and Shanghai

Graphs and data:

  • CAAC airline passenger numbers (mill) and year-on-year growth: 2003 to 11 months to Nov-2009
  • CAAC traffic highlights: Nov-2009
  • CAAC domestic and international passenger numbers growth : Nov-2008 to Nov-2009
  • CAAC passenger numbers growth and cargo volume growth: Nov-2008 to Nov-2009
  • China Eastern Airlines traffic highlights: Nov-2009
  • Cathay, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern and Air China passenger load factor (ppts) growth: Jan-2007 to Nov-2009
  • Cathay, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern and Air China capacity (ASKs) growth: Jan-2007 to Nov-2009
  • Air China traffic highlights: Nov-2009
  • Cathay, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern and Air China passenger number growth: Jan-2007 to Nov-2009
  • Air China total RPK & ASK growth: Sep-2008 to Nov-2009
  • China Southern Airlines traffic highlights: Nov-2009
  • Hainan Airlines traffic highlights: Nov-2009
  • Cathay, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern and Air China traffic (RPKs) growth: Jan-2007 to Nov-2009
  • Passenger numbers trends for the smaller Chinese airlines:  Jun-2008 to Oct-2009
  • Cathay Pacific passenger and freight (RPKs), passenger and capacity (ASKs) growth: Oct-2008 to Oct-2009
  • Cathay Pacific passenger growth: Oct-2008 to Nov-2009
  • Cathay, Hainan Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern and Air China freight (FTKs) growth: Jan-2007 to Sep-2009
  • Cathay Pacific freight (FTKs) growth: Oct-2008 to Nov-2009
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