21-Jun-2010 12:38 PM

China aviation reports USD253m profit in May-2010

CAAC reported the country’s aviation sector remained profitable in May-2010 with a profit of CNY1,730 million (Carnoc.com, 18-Jun-2010). Details are as follows:

  • Total profit*: USD253.3 million;
    • Airline: USD180.1 million;
    • Airports: USD58.6 million;
    • Others: USD14.6 million;
  • Passenger numbers: 21.5 million, +18.2%;
  • Cargo volume: 467,300 tonnes, +36.0%;
  • Aircraft utilisation rate: 9.3 hours, +0.3 hour.

*Based on the conversion rate at USD1 = CNY6.83