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

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport reported (28-Jun-2018) the following traffic highlights for Mar-2018:

    • Passengers: 9.8 million, +11.6% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 2.9 million, -0.7%;
      • International: 6.9 million, +17.8%;
        • Southeast Asia: 2.5 million, +11.7%;
        • Japan: 1.7 million, +21.1%;
        • China: 1.3 million, +39.8%;
        • Europe: 514,515, +12.1%;
        • Americas: 466,270, +5.6%;
        • Oceania: 216,865, +6.6%;
        • Others: 82,686, -2.0%;
        • By carrier:
          • Korean Air: 1.6 million, +11.3%;
          • Asiana: 1.1 million, +11.5%;
          • LCCs: 2.0 million, +31.0%;
            • Jeju Air: 596,959, +31.4%;
            • Jin Air: 395,162, +11.8%;
            • T’way Air: 333,451, +38.7%;
            • Air Busan: 285,819, +31.8%;
            • Eastar Jet: 211,413, +16.3%;
            • Air Seoul: 138,035, +177.4%;
          • Foreign carriers: 2.2 million, +15.6%. [more – original PR – Korean]