|Carriers - China Southern: April cargo volume grows 7.2per cent|
China Southern Airlines posted a year-on-year increase of 7.2 per cent in its cargo volume to 103,400 tonnes in April while passenger volume increased 5.6 per cent to 7.14 million people, Xinhua reports.
From January to April, China Southern recorded a freight volume of 374,400 tonnes, up 4.1 per cent year on year. Passenger volume grew 8.1 per cent to 27.54 million people.
Domestic cargo volume grew 5.9 per cent to 74,800 tonnes. Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan cargo volume increased 25.1 per cent to 1,500 tonnes. International cargo volume went up 10.1 per cent to 27,100 tonnes.
Domestic passenger volume increased 4.4 per cent to 6.38 million tonnes. Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan passenger grew 16.4 per cent to 184,000 tonnes. International passenger jumped 18 per cent to 576,800 people. Passenger load factor dropped 1.5 percentage points to 81.3 per cent.
Source: Xinhua, May 23, 2012