Cathay Pacific pax up 7.4% to 3.1m in Jan-2019, cargo down 3.4%

    Cathay Pacific reported (20-Feb-2019) the following traffic highlights for Jan-2019:

    • Passengers: 3.1 million, +7.4% year-on-year;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +9.5%;
      • South Asia, Middle East & Africa: +16.6%;
      • Europe: +12.3%;
      • North America: +11.6%;
      • Northeast Asia: +7.9%;
      • China: +7.0%;
      • Southeast Asia: +6.0%;
      • South West Pacific: +3.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 86.1%, +1.9ppts;
    • Capacity (ASKs): +7.1%;
    • Cargo: 166,735 tonnes, -3.4%;
    • Cargo load factor: 61.6%, -3.8ppts;
    • Flights: 7023, +2.1%.