Air China October Load Factor: Yearly Change

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

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                                      Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Overall Load Factor                   0.5%  -0.5%   1.1%  -1.6%   1.1%      0.5%
 Domestic                             1.6%  -0.5%   1.8%  -2.6%   1.3%      0.5%
 International                       -0.6%  -0.5%   0.4%  -0.3%   1.2%      0.6%
 Regional                            -1.8%   1.3%   0.1%  -1.9%  -1.4%     -1.0%
Passenger Load Factor                 0.9%   0.7%   1.5%  -2.1%   0.2%      0.7%
 Domestic                             1.9%   0.1%   1.8%  -3.1%   0.4%      0.7%
 International                       -0.8%   1.3%   0.9%   0.0%   0.2%      0.9%
 Regional                            -0.8%   3.5%   1.2%  -1.8%  -1.7%     -0.3%
Cargo Load Factor                    -1.0%  -3.4%  -0.7%  -1.5%   1.8%     -0.5%
 Domestic                            -0.9%  -4.0%   1.0%  -1.6%   3.2%     -0.6%
 International                       -1.0%  -3.0%  -1.4%  -1.4%   1.3%     -0.2%
 Regional                            -5.1%  -8.1%  -8.4%  -5.2%  -3.3%     -5.1%
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                                      Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Traffic                         
Passengers carried                    9.6%   7.7%   8.3%   3.9%   6.7%      7.6%
 Domestic                             8.8%   6.3%   8.1%   3.4%   7.1%      7.9%
 International                       18.0%  17.6%   7.8%   6.4%   1.2%      4.2%
 Regional                             7.7%  12.1%  12.5%   6.9%  11.3%      9.4%
Cargo                                 0.0%  -6.9%  -6.0%  -3.6%  -0.5%      1.0%
 Domestic                            -0.8%  -7.1%  -4.1%  -2.9%   1.2%      2.8%
 International                        3.6%  -3.1%  -4.8%  -2.0%  -0.5%      0.4%
 Regional                           -12.0% -27.0% -32.3% -21.4% -18.4%    -17.3%
Revenue Ton Kilometer                 9.1%   6.3%   7.1%   4.9%   7.0%      7.3%
 Domestic                             8.7%   4.7%   7.1%   3.5%   8.3%      8.6%
 International                       10.0%   8.5%   7.3%   7.1%   5.5%      5.6%
 Regional                             5.0%   5.1%   4.1%   1.7%   5.8%      4.9%
Revenue Passenger Kilometers         12.2%  11.5%  12.0%   7.9%   9.2%      9.8%
 Domestic                            10.4%   7.4%   9.7%   4.7%   9.4%      9.6%
 International                       17.4%  20.6%  17.0%  15.5%   8.9%     10.1%
 Regional                             7.8%  12.1%  11.8%   6.0%   9.3%      9.1%
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                                      Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Revenue Freight Ton Kilometers        2.2%  -4.6%  -3.7%  -1.5%   2.1%      1.7%
 Domestic                            -0.3%  -7.5%  -4.7%  -2.2%   2.9%      4.1%
 International                        3.5%  -2.6%  -2.5%  -0.7%   2.2%      1.3%
 Regional                            -8.7% -24.2% -28.8% -17.6%  -9.8%    -14.4%
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Capacity                        
Available Ton Kilometers              8.4%   6.9%   5.5%   7.2%   5.4%      6.6%
 Domestic                             6.4%   5.4%   4.6%   7.1%   6.5%      8.0%
 International                       10.9%   9.2%   6.7%   7.5%   3.8%      4.8%
 Regional                             8.2%   3.0%   3.9%   4.6%   8.2%      6.5%
Available Seat Kilometers            11.0%  10.6%  10.0%  10.7%   8.9%      8.8%
 Domestic                             7.8%   7.3%   7.4%   8.7%   8.9%      8.7%
 International                       18.7%  18.7%  15.8%  15.5%   8.6%      8.9%
 Regional                             9.0%   6.9%  10.1%   8.4%  11.8%      9.5%
Available Freight Ton Kilometers      3.9%   0.8%  -2.6%   1.1%  -0.8%      2.7%
 Domestic                             1.4%  -1.3%  -6.4%   0.8%  -2.8%      5.3%
 International                        5.1%   2.2%  -0.4%   1.6%   0.1%      1.6%
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                                      Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   July   June   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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 Regional                             4.9%  -7.7% -12.9%  -6.0%  -2.3%     -2.0%
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Note: Figures are preliminary and may be revised.

Source: Air China

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