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China Eastern reports highest passenger load factor since 2000

17-Jan-2011 11:14 AM

China Eastern Airlines reports the following preliminary traffic highlights (CAAC-News/Yicai, 14-Jan-2011):

  • Dec-2010:
    • Passenger numbers: 5.1 million, +52.7% year-on-year
    • Passenger load factor: 76.8%, +6.2ppts;
    • Cargo volume: 130,300 tonnes, +4.3%;
  • 2010:
    • Passenger numbers: 65 million, +47.4%;
    • Passenger load factor: 78.0%;
    • Cargo volume: 1.5 million tonnes, +55.2%.
    • Cargo load factor: 60.3%.

China Eastern stated its annual passenger load factor of 78.0% in 2010 was the highest since 2000 while cargo load factor of 60.3% was the highest since 2003.