China Eastern Airlines has posted 7.07% year-on-year growth in passenger traffic as measured in RPKs for October.
Its passenger capacity, as measured in ASKs, grew by 7.12%, while passenger numbers increased by 7.05% to 6.53 million.
The carrier's passenger load factor decreased by 0.04 percentage points to 79.7%.
On domestic routes, the carrier's passenger traffic and capacity increased by 8.79% and by 10.4% respectively, while its passenger load factor declined by 1.21 percentage points to 80.5%.
On international routes, its passenger traffic increased by 3.46%, while capacity decreased by 0.32%. Passenger load factor grew by 2.86 percentage points to 78.3%.
On regional routes, the airline's passenger traffic decreased by 0.85%, while capacity grew by 0.96%. This led to a decline of 1.33 percentage points in its passenger load factor to 72.8%.
The amount of cargo carried by the airline fell by 5.7% year on year to 119,000t.