South Korea MOLIT: Airline pax up 4% in 3Q2019

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) reported (29-Oct-2019) the following airline traffic highlights for the three months ended Sep-2019:

    • Passengers: 31.2 million, +4.4% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 8.3 million, +3.2%;
        • Korean Air: 2.0 million, +12.5%;
        • Asiana Airlines: 1.6 million, -0.5%;
        • South Korean LCCs: 4.8 million, +1.1%;
          • Jeju Air: 1.3 million, +6.2%;
          • Air Busan: 1.1 million, -5.6%;
          • Jin Air: 907,376, +2.7%;
          • Eastar Jet: 807,751, +1.0%;
          • T’way Air: 733,110, +1.2%;
      • International: 22.9 million, +4.8%;
        • By region:
          • China: 5.0 million, +12.2%;
          • Japan: 4.4 million, -14.6%;
          • Rest of Asia: 8.9 million, +13.3%;
          • Europe: 2.0 million, +8.0%;
          • Americas: 1.5 million, +4.4%;
          • Oceania: 862,998, -0.5%;
          • Others: 283,433, +1.3%;
        • By carrier:
          • Korean Air: 5.1 million, -0.9%;
          • Asiana Airlines: 3.5 million, +0.2%;
          • South Korean LCCs: 6.6 million, +4.6%;
            • Jeju Air: 2.2 million, +17.6%;
            • Jin Air: 1.2 million, -12.1%;
            • T’way Air: 1.2 million, +14.9%;
            • Air Busan: 829,860, -6.6%;
            • Eastar Jet: 732,114, +2.1%;
            • Air Seoul: 430,112, +2.6%;
          • Foreign carriers: 7.8 million, +11.5%.