CAAC: 2013 National Day golden week pax up 16%
- Passenger numbers: 7.7 million, +15.8% year-on-year;
- Passenger load factor: 66%, +2.1 ppts;
- Seats: 11.7 million;
- Number of flights: 76,000;
- Domestic airlines: 55,000, +12.8%. [more - original PR - Chinese]
CAAC reported load factor at Lhasa, Haikou and Sanya airports was around 90% while load factor at China’s five major cities of Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Shenzhen averaged more than 85%. Meanwhile, major domestic airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines reported normal flight rate of more than 80%.