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(From Cathay Pacific)
Cathay Pacific Group has released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for January 2018 that show a decrease in number of passengers carried and an increase in cargo and mail uplifted compared to the same month in 2017.
Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon carried a total of 2,911,355 passengers last month – a decrease of 1.9% compared to January 2017.
The passenger load factor dropped 2.3 percentage points to 84.2%, while capacity, measured in available seat kilometers (ASKs), increased by 2.6%.
The two airlines carried 172,622 tons of cargo and mail last month, an increase of 14.2% compared to the same month last year. The cargo and mail load factor rose by 3.5 percentage points to 65.4%.
Capacity, measured in available cargo/mail ton kilometers, was up by 4.6% while cargo and mail revenue ton kilometers (RTKs) increased by 10.5%. (Full Story Here)