Chinese airline pax up 9% in the first eight months of 2019

    CAAC reported (09-Sep-2019) the following traffic highlights for Chinese airlines:

    • Aug-2019:
      • Passengers: 61.2 million, +8.2% year-on-year;
        • Domestic: 54.2 million, +7.1%;
        • International: 7.0 million, +18.0%;
      • Cargo: 630,000 tonnes, +3.6%;
        • Domestic: 430,000 tonnes, +6.2%;
        • International: 200,000 tonnes, -1.7%;
    • Summer 2019 between Jul-2019 and Aug-2019:
      • Passengers: 121 million, +9.2%;
    • Eight months ended Aug-2019:
      • Passengers: 442 million, +8.7%;
        • Domestic: 392 million, +7.7%;
        • International: 49.9 million, +16.7%;
      • Cargo: 4.8 million, stable;
        • Domestic: 3.2 million tonnes, +0.6%;
        • International: 1.6 million tonnes, -1.3%.