CAAC: Chinese pax up 12% to 511m in the first ten months of 2018, cargo up 6%

    CAAC reported (16-Nov-2018) the following traffic highlights:

    • Oct-2018:
      • Total traffic (RTKs): +10.2% year-on-year;
        • Domestic: +11.6%;
        • International: +7.7%;
      • Number of flights: 490,000, +6.4%;
      • Flight hours: 994,000, +8.3%;
      • On time rate: 87.8%, +3.9ppts;
    • 10 months ended Oct-2018:
      • Passengers: 511 million, +11.5%;
      • Cargo: 6.0 million tonnes, +5.5%;
      • Total traffic: +12.1%.