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China Eastern pax up 8% and load factor stable at 77% in May-2013, cargo down 4%

18-Jun-2013 10:56 AM

China Eastern Airlines passenger numbers up 8.0% – traffic highlights for May-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 6.4 million, +8.0% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 5.5 million, +8.3%;
    • International: 686,910, +9.1%;
    • Regional: 219,760, -3.6%;
  • Passenger load factor: 77.2%, -0.1 ppt;
    • Domestic: 78.3%, +0.9 ppt;
    • International: 75.6%, -1.9 ppts;
    • Regional: 68.2%, -5.5 ppts;
  • Cargo volume: 115,770 tonnes, -4.2%;
    • Domestic: 55,030 tonnes, -3.0%;
    • International: 52,350 tonnes, -6.2%;
    • Regional: 8390 tonnes, +1.2%;
  • Cargo load factor: 61.0%, -3.0 ppts;
    • Domestic: 43.7%, -4.0 ppts;
    • International: 68.2%, -2.3 ppts;
    • Regional: 43.9%, -9.6 ppts. [more – original PR]