MOLIT: South Korea reports double digit growth in air pax in Apr-2018

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport reported (29-May-2018) the following traffic highlights for Apr-2018:

    • Passengers: 9.8 million, +12.5% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 2.9 million, +0.5%;
      • Korean Air: 679,793, -8.8%;
      • Asiana: 562,112, +12.6%;
      • LCCs: 1.6 million, +1.0%;
        • Jeju Air: 394,368, +0.8%;
        • Air Busan: 381,488, +15.0%;
        • Jin Air: 363,953, -5.1%;
        • EasterJet: 249,386, -6.2%;
        • T’way: 245,767, -0.1%;
    • International: 6.9 million, +18.4%;
      • Southeast Asia: 2.7 million, +12.6%;
      • Japan: 1.7 million, +20.6%;
      • China: 1.3 million, +43.9%;
      • Americas: 423,816, +10.4%;
      • Europe: 464,568, +8.1%;
      • Oceania: 218,782, +4.8%;
      • Others: 83,152, -1.1%;
      • By carrier:
        • Korean Air: 1.6 million, +11.6%
        • Asiana: 1.1 million, +10.9%;
        • LCCs: 1.9 million, +32.9%;
          • Jeju Air: 559,336, +31.3%;
          • Jin Air: 406,483, +18.2%;
          • T’way: 327,116, +41.1%;
          • Air Busan: 286,391, +35.6%;
          • EastarJet: 214,404, +14.5%;
          • Air Seoul: 139,994, +152.8%;
      • Foreign carriers: 2.2 million, +16.8%. [more – original PR – Korean]