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South Korea's int'l pax up 7% for nine months to Sep-2013, domestic pax up 2%

24-Oct-2013 11:24 AM

South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs reports (23-Oct-2013) the following traffic highlights by carrier for the nine months ended Sep-2013:

  • Passenger numbers:
    • Domestic: 16.7 million, +2.2% year-on-year;
      • Korean Air: 5.3 million, -9.5%;
      • Asiana: 3.4 million, -1.0%;
      • LCCs total: 8.0 million, +13.4%;
    • International: 38.4 million, +7.3%;
      • South Korean carriers: 25.1 million, +4.9%;
        • Korean Air: 12.6 million, -2.4%;
        • Asiana: 8.8 million, +4.7%;
      • LCCs total: 3.7 million, +42%;
        • Air Busan: 663,927, +52.9%;
        • Eastar Jet: 714,228, +67%;
        • Jeju Air: 1.3 million, +51%;
        • Jin Air: 678,447, +9.0%;
        • T’way: 330,339, +32.4%;
      • Foreign carriers: 13.4 million, +12.1%.