5-Apr-2016 12:36 PM

China's airports pax up 10%, cargo up 4% in 2015

CAAC reported (31-Mar-2016) Chinese airports handled 914.8 million passengers in 2015, an increase of 10.0% year-on-year. Domestic passengers increased 9.0% to 829.0 million, including a 2.4% increase to 28.0 million on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau routes, and international passengers increased 21.1% to 85.8 million. Cargo volume increased 3.9% to 14.1 million tonnes. Domestic cargo increased 3.7% to 9.2 million tonnes, including a 0.7% decline in regional cargo to 898,000 tonnes, and international cargo increased 4.4% to 4.9 million tonnes. Aircraft movements at Chinese airports increased 8.0% to 8.6 million, with domestic movements increasing 7.1% to 7.9 million, among which regional movements increased 1.6% to 209,000. International movements increased 18.9% to 693,000. [more - original PR - Chinese]

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