CAAC stats show double digit growth for Chinese aviation

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore September 23, 2015 20:13

CAAC stats show double digit growth for Chinese aviation

Statistics released by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) show that China’s civil aviation industry total turnover grew 12.5% to 7.39 billion tonne-kilometers in July 2015 compared to the year-ago period.

Some 39.15 million people traveled by air during July – a year-on-year increase of 9.2%. The number of passengers travelling on domestic and international flights increased 7.6% and 26.7% respectively to 35.5 million and 3.65 million, while those travelling on Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan routes declined 1.7% from a year earlier to 870,000.
The passenger load factor increased 1.1 percentage points to 83.3%, while the aircraft utilization rate for July averaged 9.9 hours per day, including 10 hours per day for medium and large aircraft and 6.9 hours per day for small aircraft.

Dino D'Amore
By Dino D'Amore September 23, 2015 20:13