Chinese airlines pax up 13% in Jan/Feb-2019, up 11% in Feb-2019

    CAAC reported (15-Mar-2019) the following traffic highlights for Chinese airlines:

    • Feb-2019:
      • Passengers: 53.8 million, +11.1% year-on-year;
        • Domestic: 47.9 million, +10.8%;
        • International: 6.0 million, +13.5%;
      • Cargo: 376,000 tonnes, -17.6%;
      • Aircraft movements: 464,022, +9.1%;
      • Revenue tonnes kilometres (RTKs): +7.5%;
        • Domestic: +9.8%;
        • International: +3.1%;On time performance: 80.6%, +0.5ppt;
      • Flight hours: 979,000 hours, +6.9%;
    • First two months of 2019:
      • Passengers: 107 million, +12.9%;
      • Cargo: 1.0 million tonnes, -4.4%