27-Sep-2010 10:59 AM

AAPA airlines report 12.4% rise in Aug-2010 pax

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports (24-Sep-2010) the following international traffic highlights for its member airlines in Aug-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 16.8 million, +12.4% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor:  81.2%, +2.3 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): +25%. [more]

AAPA: “The outlook for the remainder of the year remains broadly positive, although reported growth rates are expected to stabilise as the recovery phase is completed. Looking ahead to 2011, we anticipate further growth in demand for air travel, in line with historic trends, despite some uncertainties regarding the uneven nature of the global economic recovery,” Mr Andrew Herdman, AAPA Director General. Source: Company statement, 24-Sep-2010.