Cathay’s cargo busi­ness at fast pace

Cargo Talk - - Aviation -

Cathay Pa­cific and Cathay Dragon traf­fic fig­ures for July, 2017, show an in­crease in cargo and mail up­lifted com­pared to the same month in 2016. The two air­lines car­ried 179,691 tonnes of cargo and mail last month, an in­crease of 13.7 per cent com­pared to the same month last year. The cargo and mail load fac­tor rose by 4.0 per­cent­age points to 68.7 per cent. Ca­pac­ity mea­sured in avail­able cargo/mail tonne kilo­me­tres was up by 4.5 per cent while cargo and mail rev­enue tonne kilo­me­tres (RTKs) in­creased by 11 per cent. In the first seven months of 2017, the ton­nage rose by 11.9 per cent against a 2.6 per cent in­crease in ca­pac­ity and a 9.2 per cent in­crease in RTKs.

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