Air China May Load Factor: Yearly Change

Following are year-on-year changes of traffic and capacity figures for May released by Air China on its website.

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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Overall Load Factor                   0.3%  -1.0%   1.9%   0.0%   3.1%      0.8%
 Domestic                             1.0%  -2.8%   2.8%   0.5%   1.5%      0.7%
 International                        0.0%   1.1%   0.7%  -1.3%   4.5%      1.1%
 Regional                            -4.5%  -4.1%  -0.8%   3.1%   2.7%     -1.1%
Passenger Load Factor                 0.0%  -1.1%   3.7%   5.3%  -0.9%      1.2%
 Domestic                             1.1%  -1.9%   4.5%   5.9%  -3.1%      1.2%
 International                       -1.6%   0.8%   2.4%   3.2%   2.4%      1.4%
 Regional                            -5.2%  -3.9%  -0.1%   7.8%   0.5%     -0.7%
Cargo Load Factor                     0.8%  -1.1%  -1.1%  -9.1%   8.2%      0.1%
 Domestic                             0.3%  -4.6%  -1.4% -12.2%  14.2%     -0.2%
 International                        1.2%   1.2%  -0.3%  -5.4%   6.1%      0.9%
 Regional                            -4.3%  -5.1%  -5.7% -11.4%   5.6%     -3.9%
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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Traffic                         
Passengers carried                    7.2%   8.2%  12.5%  14.6%  -2.7%      8.0%
 Domestic                             8.4%  10.0%  14.2%  15.1%  -1.9%      9.2%
 International                       -2.0%  -4.4%  -0.1%   2.7%  -6.8%     -2.0%
 Regional                             6.0%   5.7%  11.3%  31.1%  -5.0%      8.7%
Cargo                                 4.5%   6.0%   7.7% -19.8%  31.3%      6.2%
 Domestic                             4.4%   9.2%  10.9% -21.9%  51.5%      9.5%
 International                        7.4%   2.9%   5.1% -12.6%   6.8%      2.6%
 Regional                            -9.8% -11.8% -14.6% -34.6%  14.4%    -11.0%
Revenue Ton Kilometer                 8.7%   8.5%  10.7%   5.7%   4.2%      7.7%
 Domestic                             9.7%  12.4%  16.3%  10.7%   6.1%     11.1%
 International                        7.9%   3.9%   3.6%  -3.4%   2.8%      3.3%
 Regional                             2.0%   2.5%   6.8%  19.9%  -0.4%      5.6%
Revenue Passenger Kilometers          8.8%   9.6%  12.9%  14.8%  -1.5%      8.9%
 Domestic                            10.3%  12.4%  17.1%  17.5%  -1.6%     11.1%
 International                        6.1%   4.1%   3.6%   5.6%  -1.2%      3.7%
 Regional                             4.1%   4.3%  11.8%  31.3%  -3.4%      8.7%
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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Revenue Freight Ton Kilometers        8.6%   6.0%   5.9% -15.5%  17.0%      5.2%
 Domestic                             7.2%  13.0%  13.0% -20.7%  53.9%     11.9%
 International                        9.7%   3.7%   3.7% -12.7%   7.3%      3.0%
 Regional                            -7.7%  -7.9% -16.1% -31.3%  11.7%     -9.8%
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Capacity                        
Available Ton Kilometers              8.2%   9.9%   7.9%   5.7%  -0.4%      6.4%
 Domestic                             8.3%  16.7%  12.0%   9.8%   3.7%     10.1%
 International                        8.0%   2.2%   2.6%  -1.5%  -4.0%      1.6%
 Regional                             9.9%   9.1%   8.2%  13.9%  -4.8%      7.6%
Available Seat Kilometers             8.8%  11.1%   7.9%   7.5%  -0.4%      7.2%
 Domestic                             8.8%  15.0%  10.9%   9.4%   2.3%      9.5%
 International                        8.3%   3.1%   0.5%   1.3%  -4.3%      1.8%
 Regional                            12.4%   9.8%  12.0%  18.0%  -3.9%      9.8%
Available Freight Ton Kilometers      7.2%   8.0%   7.9%   2.2%  -0.5%      5.0%
 Domestic                             6.6%  23.1%  16.2%  11.5%   7.8%     12.4%
 International                        7.7%   1.6%   4.2%  -4.0%  -3.7%      1.5%
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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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 Regional                             2.6%   5.9%  -2.4%   3.3%  -6.2%      0.9%
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Note: Figures are preliminary and may be revised.

Source: Air China

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