South Korea reports double digit growth in air pax in Jun-2018, Intl pax up 17%

    South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport reported (25-Jul-2018) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2018:

    • Passengers: 9.8 million, +11.6% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 2.8 million, -0.8%;
        • Korean Air: 622,697, -14.5%;
        • Asiana: 538,861, -0.4%;
        • LCCs: 1.7 million, +5.3%;
          • Jeju Air: 406,050, +4.3%;
          • Air Busan: 380,538, +7.8%;
          • Jin Air: 341,893, +1.6%;
          • Eastar Jet: 292,530, +13.1%;
          • T’way: 246,467, +0.3%;
      • International: 7.0 million, +17.0%;
        • By region:
          • Southeast Asia: 2.6 million, +14.3%;
          • Japan: 1.7 million, +16.9%;
          • China: 1.3 million, +34.4%;
          • Europe: 560,657, +13.4%;
          • Americas: 486,894, +2.1%;
          • Oceania: 228,787, +9.6%;
          • Others: 83,922, +7.1%;
        • By carrier:
          • Korean Air: 1.7 million, +10.9%;
          • Asiana: 1.1 million, +6.4%;
          • LCCs: 2.0 million, +28.9%;
            • Jeju Air: 591,652, +26.7%;
            • Jin Air: 435,755, +21.4%;
            • T’way: 349,009, +38.8%;
            • Air Busan: 2881,306, +18.1%;
            • EastarJet: 213,232, +15.1%;
            • Air Seoul: 134,151, +147.5%;
          • Foreign carriers: 2.2 million, +18.0%. [more – original PR – Korean]