South Korea air pax up 6% to 10m in Jul-2018, intl pax up 11% while domestic declines 5%

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

    • Passengers: 10.0 million, +6.2% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 2.6 million, -4.9%;
        • Korean Air: 557,699, -18.1%;
        • Asiana: 523,092, -4.0%;
        • LCCs: 1.6 million, +0.5%;
          • Air Busan: 384,673, +12.9%;
          • Jeju Air: 380,377, -4.3%;
          • Jin Air: 286,730, -11.4%;
          • EasterJet: 272,884, +7.5%;
          • T’way: 243,514, -0.2%;
      • International: 7.3 million, +11.0%;
        • By region:
          • Japan: 1.7 million, +6.7%;
          • China: 1.4 million, +27.3%;
          • Southeast Asia: 2.7 million, +9.8%;
          • Americas: 508,835, -2.4%;
          • Europe: 621,616, +12.5%;
          • Oceania: 237,439, +2.1%;
          • Others: 96,539, +8.6%;
        • By carrier:
          • Korean Air: 1.7 million, +6.1%;
          • Asiana: 1.2 million, +2.2%;
          • LCCs: 2.1 million, +17.4%;
            • Jeju Air: 636,103, +22.0%;
            • Jin Air: 466,561, +12.1%;
            • T’way: 360,700, +16.2%;
            • Air Busan: 294,055, +10.1%;
            • EastarJet: 225,177, -5.9%;
            • Air Seoul: 142,129, +156.5%;
          • Foreign carriers: 2.3 million, +14.1%. [more – original PR – Korean]