Japan MLITT: Japanese airlines domestic pax up 3%, intl pax up 1% in Feb-2019, cargo declines

    Japan MLITT reported (25-Apr-2019) the following traffic highlights for Feb-2019:

    • Passengers:
      • Domestic: 7.8 million, +2.7% year-on-year;
      • International: 1.8 million, +0.7%;
        • China: 349,198, -5.1%;
        • South Korea: 141,080, -5.3%;
        • Rest of Asia: 823,705, +2.2%;
        • Americas: 222,439, +3.7%;
        • Pacific Ocean: 134,025, +9.8%;
        • Europe: 122,088, +2.1%;
        • Oceania: 29,735, -0.6%;
    • Passenger load factor:
      • Domestic: 72.2%;
      • International: 78.0%;
    • Cargo:
      • Domestic: 57,760 tons, -6.6%;
      • International: 91,719, -25.3%.