HONG KONG: Asia Pac freight traffic up 4%

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports international freight traffi c expressed in FTK terms grew by 4 per cent in July, slightly ahead of capacity growth, with the freight load factor edging up to nearly 67 per cent. International passenger numbers grew by 4 per cent year-on-year to 12.8 million in July. International […]


The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports international freight traffi c expressed in FTK terms grew by 4 per cent in July, slightly ahead of capacity growth, with the freight load factor edging up to nearly 67 per cent.

International passenger numbers grew by 4 per cent year-on-year to 12.8 million in July. International passenger traffi c in RPK terms was up slightly over 4 per cent year-on-year. Capacity growth was just over 2 per cent, resulting in an average passenger load factor of 80 per cent, up slightly from the same month last year.