Cathay cargo: Downslide continues in June

Cargo and mail tonnage of Cathay and Dragonair drop 5.4 per cent from June 2011

5.4 per cent drop cargo Cathay Pacific Dragonair mail tonnage Traffic figures

Combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for June 2012 show a drop in cargo and mail tonnage again. The two airlines carried 127,698 tonnes of cargo and mail, a drop of 5.4 per cent compared to June 2011. Cargo and mail load factor was down by 1.3 percentage points to 65.7 per cent. Capacity, measured in available cargo/mail tonne kilometres, decreased by 5.2 per cent, while cargo and mail tonne kilometres flown dropped by 7.1 per cent. For the year to date, tonnage has declined by 10.1 per cent against a capacity drop of 4.3 per cent.