28-Mar-2012 11:03 AM

AAPA passenger numbers up 4.8% in Feb-2012, cargo traffic up 7.8%

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports (27-Mar-2012) the following international traffic highlights for its member airlines in Feb-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 15.4 million, +4.8% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 75.3%, -0.7 ppt;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): +7.8%;
  • Cargo load factor: 66.1%, +1.1 ppts. [more – original PR]

AAPA: “The outlook for the aviation industry remains challenging, with oil averaging USD118 per barrel so far this year, which could act as a brake on prospects for the global economy, given the fragility of the recent recovery,” Andrew Herdman, director general. Source: Company statement, 27-Mar-2012.