Cathay Pacific Group pax up 5% in May-2019, cargo down 4%

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

    • Passengers: 3.0 million, +4.7% year-on-year;
    • Passenger load factor: 82.9%, +0.9ppt;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +7.8%;
      • South West Pacific: +15.0%;
      • Europe: +14.3%;
      • North America: +7.6%;
      • Northeast Asia: +6.9%;
      • South Asia, Middle East & Africa: +2.5%;
      • Southeast Asia: +1.3%;
      • China: -0.7%;
    • Capacity (ASKs): +6.6%;
      • North America: +11.7%;
      • Europe: +9.0%;
      • Northeast Asia: +6.5%;
      • Southwest pacific: +4.6%;
      • Southeast Asia: +2.5%;
      • South Asia, Middle East & Africa: +1.2%;
      • China: -1.6%;
    • Cargo: 168,270 tonnes, -3.9%;
    • Cargo load factor: 63.9%, -4.7ppts;
    • Flights: 6912, +2.0%.