Cathay Pacific Airways has reported a 1.6% increase in August for passenger traffic, as measured in RPKs, compared with the same month in 2011.
Passenger numbers rose by 4% to 2.61 million, the Oneworld carrier said in a statement.
Capacity, as measured in ASKs, grew by 3%, which resulted in a 1.1 percentage point decrease in its passenger load factor to 83.1%.
The above figures include those of its subsidiary Dragonair.
For its freight business, Cathay carried 122,000t of cargo and mail in August, a 6.9% decline from the previous year.
The carrier's cargo and mail load factor for August declined by 3 percentage points to 61.9%.
Capacity, as measured in available tonne kilometres (ATK), decreased by 1.9%, while cargo and mail tonne kilometres flown declined by 10.4%.