Air China December Load Factor: Yearly Change

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

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                                      Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Overall Load Factor                  -2.6%  -1.7%   0.5%  -0.5%   1.1%      0.0%
 Domestic                            -3.2%  -2.2%   1.6%  -0.5%   1.8%     -0.1%
 International                       -2.1%  -1.3%  -0.6%  -0.5%   0.4%      0.2%
 Regional                            -0.6%  -0.8%  -1.8%   1.3%   0.1%     -0.9%
Passenger Load Factor                -1.7%  -1.2%   0.9%   0.7%   1.5%      0.3%
 Domestic                            -2.5%  -1.0%   1.9%   0.1%   1.8%      0.3%
 International                       -0.2%  -1.6%  -0.8%   1.3%   0.9%      0.6%
 Regional                            -0.6%  -0.7%  -0.8%   3.5%   1.2%     -0.4%
Cargo Load Factor                    -4.7%  -3.6%  -1.0%  -3.4%  -0.7%     -1.2%
 Domestic                            -5.4%  -6.0%  -0.9%  -4.0%   1.0%     -1.5%
 International                       -4.3%  -1.9%  -1.0%  -3.0%  -1.4%     -0.7%
 Regional                            -2.3%  -3.3%  -5.1%  -8.1%  -8.4%     -4.7%
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                                      Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Traffic                         
Passengers carried                    6.8%   4.4%   9.6%   7.7%   8.3%      7.3%
 Domestic                             5.8%   3.4%   8.8%   6.3%   8.1%      7.4%
 International                       15.5%  14.6%  18.0%  17.6%   7.8%      5.8%
 Regional                             5.6%   3.0%   7.7%  12.1%  12.5%      8.5%
Cargo                                -3.0%  -8.2%   0.0%  -6.9%  -6.0%     -0.3%
 Domestic                            -1.8%  -6.5%  -0.8%  -7.1%  -4.1%      1.5%
 International                       -4.6%  -9.7%   3.6%  -3.1%  -4.8%     -1.0%
 Regional                            -8.6% -18.3% -12.0% -27.0% -32.3%    -16.7%
Revenue Ton Kilometer                 4.8%   1.3%   9.1%   6.3%   7.1%      6.5%
 Domestic                             5.0%   2.7%   8.7%   4.7%   7.1%      7.8%
 International                        4.7%  -0.3%  10.0%   8.5%   7.3%      5.0%
 Regional                             3.7%  -1.3%   5.0%   5.1%   4.1%      4.3%
Revenue Passenger Kilometers          8.9%   6.3%  12.2%  11.5%  12.0%      9.4%
 Domestic                             6.3%   4.5%  10.4%   7.4%   9.7%      8.9%
 International                       15.5%  11.5%  17.4%  20.6%  17.0%     10.6%
 Regional                             5.8%   2.7%   7.8%  12.1%  11.8%      8.2%
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                                      Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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Revenue Freight Ton Kilometers       -3.6%  -8.2%   2.2%  -4.6%  -3.7%      0.3%
 Domestic                            -0.7%  -5.3%  -0.3%  -7.5%  -4.7%      2.7%
 International                       -4.7%  -9.0%   3.5%  -2.6%  -2.5%     -0.2%
 Regional                            -7.1% -16.8%  -8.7% -24.2% -28.8%    -14.1%
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Capacity                        
Available Ton Kilometers              8.8%   3.8%   8.4%   6.9%   5.5%      6.5%
 Domestic                             9.8%   5.9%   6.4%   5.4%   4.6%      7.9%
 International                        7.9%   1.6%  10.9%   9.2%   6.7%      4.8%
 Regional                             4.8%   0.0%   8.2%   3.0%   3.9%      5.8%
Available Seat Kilometers            11.3%   8.0%  11.0%  10.6%  10.0%      8.9%
 Domestic                             9.7%   5.8%   7.8%   7.3%   7.4%      8.5%
 International                       15.8%  13.9%  18.7%  18.7%  15.8%      9.9%
 Regional                             6.7%   3.7%   9.0%   6.9%  10.1%      8.7%
Available Freight Ton Kilometers      4.5%  -2.6%   3.9%   0.8%  -2.6%      2.3%
 Domestic                            10.1%   6.3%   1.4%  -1.3%  -6.4%      5.8%
 International                        2.0%  -6.4%   5.1%   2.2%  -0.4%      0.9%
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                                      Dec.   Nov.   Oct.  Sept.   Aug.   Year to
                                      2013   2013   2013   2013   2013      Date
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 Regional                            -1.0%  -9.9%   4.9%  -7.7% -12.9%     -2.7%
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Note: Figures are preliminary and may be revised.

Source: Air China

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