Cathay Pacific Group pax up 5% in Apr-2019, strong pax traffic growth in Europe market

    Cathay Pacific Group reported (20-May-2019) the following combined traffic highlights for Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon for Apr-2019:

    • Passengers: 3.1 million, +4.9% year-on-year;
    • Passenger load factor: 83.9%, -0.6ppt;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +7.3%;
      • Europe: +16.0%;
      • South West Pacific: +10.2%;
      • South Asia, Middle East & Africa: +6.8%;
      • North America: +4.9%;
      • Northeast Asia: +4.4%;
      • Southeast Asia: +3.6%;
      • China: +0.1%;
    • Capacity (ASKs): +8.1%;
      • Europe: +16.3%;
      • North America: +10.6%;
      • Northeast Asia: +8.4%;
      • Southeast Asia: +4.1%;
      • South Asia, Middle East & Africa: +3.9%;
      • Southwest pacific: +1.6%;
      • China: -0.2%;
    • Cargo: 163,694 tonnes, -6.2%;
    • Cargo load factor: 62.5%, -5.5ppts;
    • Flights: 5882, +1.5%.