South Korea's int'l pax numbers up 10% in 1Q2013, domestic pax down 4%
South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs reports (23-Apr-2013) international passenger numbers rose 10% year-on-year to 12.5 million in 1Q2013, a new first-quarter high. Traffic highlights for 1Q2013 include:
- Passenger numbers: 17.2 million, +5.6% year-on-year;
According to the Ministry, South Korea’s full service carriers accounted for 65.9% of total international passengers in 1Q2013 while the nation’s LCCs accounted for 9.4% of the total international passengers, up 3.1 ppts. South Korea’s LCCs had a domestic market share of 47.3%, up 4.3 ppts.