China Eastern Airlines has posted 11.5% year-on-year growth in passenger traffic for September, as measured in RPKs.
Its passenger capacity, as measured in ASKs, grew by 9.72%, while passenger numbers increased by 11.5% to 6.39 million.
The carrier's passenger load factor grew by 1.25 percentage points to 80.4%.
On domestic routes, the carrier's passenger traffic and capacity increased by 14% and by 13.1% respectively, while its passenger load factor grew by 0.69 percentage points to 81.5%.
On international routes, its passenger traffic and capacity increased by 5.96% and by 2.45% respectively, while the passenger load factor grew by 2.59 percentage points to 78.4%.
On regional routes, the airline's passenger traffic and capacity grew by 0.64% and by 1.2% respectively. This led to a decline of 0.4 percentage points in its passenger load factor to 71.7%.
The amount of cargo carried by the airline grew by 0.88% year on year to 136,000t.