The airline's passenger load factor was up by 1.3 percentage points at 83.1 pct, the company said in a statement.
Cargo throughput in August was 94,987 tons, up 0.5 pct year-on-year. The cargo load factor for the month rose by 1.5 percentage points to 65.8 pct.
Cathay Pacific revenue management general manager Ian Shiu said the strong start to the peak season in June and July continued through August, with a high load factor and an expected strong demand in the back end as people took summer holidays.
Cathay Pacific cargo director Ron Mathison said demand out of Hong Kong and China remained high in August.
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