Air China March Load Factor: Yearly Change

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

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                                     March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2013   2013      Date
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Overall Load Factor                  -3.9%   0.9%  -1.1%  -2.6%  -1.7%     -1.4%
 Domestic                            -5.1%   1.8%  -1.9%  -3.2%  -2.2%     -1.8%
 International                       -2.5%  -0.1%  -0.2%  -2.1%  -1.3%     -1.0%
 Regional                             0.0%   0.5%   1.6%  -0.6%  -0.8%      0.6%
Passenger Load Factor                -4.1%   1.2%   2.9%  -1.7%  -1.2%     -0.1%
 Domestic                            -4.7%   1.8%   2.7%  -2.5%  -1.0%     -0.1%
 International                       -3.2%   0.0%   3.1%  -0.2%  -1.6%     -0.1%
 Regional                             1.7%   1.6%   3.9%  -0.6%  -0.7%      2.3%
Cargo Load Factor                    -3.1%   1.6%  -6.4%  -4.7%  -3.6%     -2.8%
 Domestic                            -4.9%   2.6% -12.6%  -5.4%  -6.0%     -4.8%
 International                       -2.2%   0.2%  -2.5%  -4.3%  -1.9%     -1.7%
 Regional                            -1.9%   0.5%  -2.8%  -2.3%  -3.3%     -1.3%
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                                     March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2013   2013      Date
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Traffic                         
Passengers carried                    1.0%   8.6%  17.6%   6.8%   4.4%      8.8%
 Domestic                            -1.3%   8.0%  16.5%   5.8%   3.4%      7.4%
 International                       14.7%  14.4%  22.2%  15.5%  14.6%     17.3%
 Regional                            14.9%   8.5%  27.3%   5.6%   3.0%     16.0%
Cargo                                 4.0%  18.1%   0.9%  -3.0%  -8.2%      6.2%
 Domestic                             0.9%  19.0%  -4.2%  -1.8%  -6.5%      3.0%
 International                        9.3%  15.8%  12.6%  -4.6%  -9.7%     12.1%
 Regional                            12.0%  22.8%  10.2%  -8.6% -18.3%     13.9%
Revenue Ton Kilometer                 6.1%  13.1%  16.4%   4.8%   1.3%     11.6%
 Domestic                             0.4%  10.5%  13.9%   5.0%   2.7%      8.0%
 International                       13.8%  18.1%  19.2%   4.7%  -0.3%     16.9%
 Regional                            15.6%  11.3%  26.0%   3.7%  -1.3%     16.8%
Revenue Passenger Kilometers          5.1%  11.2%  20.4%   8.9%   6.3%     12.0%
 Domestic                             0.3%   9.3%  18.4%   6.3%   4.5%      9.0%
 International                       16.0%  16.7%  23.9%  15.5%  11.5%     19.0%
 Regional                            15.2%  10.0%  28.6%   5.8%   2.7%     16.8%
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                                     March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2013   2013      Date
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Revenue Freight Ton Kilometers        8.6%  19.8%   8.0%  -3.6%  -8.2%     11.1%
 Domestic                             1.1%  19.4%  -4.1%  -0.7%  -5.3%      3.2%
 International                       11.8%  20.0%  14.5%  -4.7%  -9.0%     14.8%
 Regional                            15.9%  19.7%  13.1%  -7.1% -16.8%     15.8%
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Capacity                        
Available Ton Kilometers             12.0%  11.6%  18.1%   8.8%   3.8%     13.9%
 Domestic                             7.5%   7.7%  16.9%   9.8%   5.9%     10.7%
 International                       17.9%  18.2%  19.4%   7.9%   1.6%     18.6%
 Regional                            15.6%  10.4%  22.8%   4.8%   0.0%     15.5%
Available Seat Kilometers            10.6%   9.6%  16.1%  11.3%   8.0%     12.1%
 Domestic                             6.2%   7.1%  14.4%   9.7%   5.8%      9.2%
 International                       20.8%  16.8%  19.3%  15.8%  13.9%     19.2%
 Regional                            12.7%   7.8%  21.9%   6.7%   3.7%     13.2%
Available Freight Ton Kilometers     14.5%  15.4%  21.8%   4.5%  -2.6%     17.2%
 Domestic                            11.7%   9.9%  25.3%  10.1%   6.3%     15.5%
 International                       15.7%  19.4%  19.5%   2.0%  -6.4%     18.1%
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                                     March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.   Nov.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2013   2013      Date
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 Regional                            22.5%  17.1%  23.7%  -1.0%  -9.9%     21.1%
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Note: Figures are preliminary and may be revised.

Source: Air China

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