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
                                      2014   2014   2014   2014   2014      Date
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Overall Load Factor                  -1.0%  -2.2%  -3.9%   0.9%  -1.1%     -1.5%
 Domestic                             0.1%  -0.8%  -5.1%   1.8%  -1.9%     -1.3%
 International                       -2.1%  -3.4%  -2.5%  -0.1%  -0.2%     -1.8%
 Regional                             2.4%  -1.2%   0.0%   0.5%   1.6%      0.6%
Passenger Load Factor                 0.0%  -1.2%  -4.1%   1.2%   2.9%     -0.3%
 Domestic                             0.5%  -0.1%  -4.7%   1.8%   2.7%      0.0%
 International                       -1.1%  -3.2%  -3.2%   0.0%   3.1%     -1.0%
 Regional                             4.1%  -1.0%   1.7%   1.6%   3.9%      2.0%
Cargo Load Factor                    -2.6%  -3.2%  -3.1%   1.6%  -6.4%     -2.9%
 Domestic                            -1.4%  -3.1%  -4.9%   2.6% -12.6%     -4.1%
 International                       -3.4%  -3.9%  -2.2%   0.2%  -2.5%     -2.6%
 Regional                            -0.7%   0.4%  -1.9%   0.5%  -2.8%     -0.8%
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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2014   2014      Date
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Traffic                         
Passengers carried                    5.3%   6.9%   1.0%   8.6%  17.6%      7.7%
 Domestic                             2.8%   4.7%  -1.3%   8.0%  16.5%      5.9%
 International                       20.3%  23.3%  14.7%  14.4%  22.2%     19.2%
 Regional                            18.7%  12.4%  14.9%   8.5%  27.3%     15.8%
Cargo                                 2.4%   4.3%   4.0%  18.1%   0.9%      5.0%
 Domestic                             0.2%  -0.1%   0.9%  19.0%  -4.2%      1.8%
 International                        4.8%  10.7%   9.3%  15.8%  12.6%     10.1%
 Regional                            14.0%  21.7%  12.0%  22.8%  10.2%     15.6%
Revenue Ton Kilometer                 7.8%   9.9%   6.1%  13.1%  16.4%     10.5%
 Domestic                             3.5%   4.6%   0.4%  10.5%  13.9%      6.4%
 International                       12.3%  16.7%  13.8%  18.1%  19.2%     15.8%
 Regional                            20.9%  15.3%  15.6%  11.3%  26.0%     17.3%
Revenue Passenger Kilometers          9.3%  10.3%   5.1%  11.2%  20.4%     11.1%
 Domestic                             4.3%   5.7%   0.3%   9.3%  18.4%      7.4%
 International                       18.9%  20.7%  16.0%  16.7%  23.9%     19.4%
 Regional                            21.7%  13.7%  15.2%  10.0%  28.6%     17.1%
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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2014   2014      Date
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Revenue Freight Ton Kilometers        4.6%   9.2%   8.6%  19.8%   8.0%      9.2%
 Domestic                            -0.4%  -0.7%   1.1%  19.4%  -4.1%      1.6%
 International                        6.1%  12.9%  11.8%  20.0%  14.5%     12.3%
 Regional                            18.6%  24.4%  15.9%  19.7%  13.1%     18.3%
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Capacity                        
Available Ton Kilometers              9.3%  13.3%  12.0%  11.6%  18.1%     12.8%
 Domestic                             3.4%   5.8%   7.5%   7.7%  16.9%      8.3%
 International                       15.8%  22.7%  17.9%  18.2%  19.4%     18.8%
 Regional                            16.2%  17.5%  15.6%  10.4%  22.8%     16.1%
Available Seat Kilometers             9.3%  12.0%  10.6%   9.6%  16.1%     11.5%
 Domestic                             3.8%   5.8%   6.2%   7.1%  14.4%      7.4%
 International                       20.6%  25.6%  20.8%  16.8%  19.3%     20.8%
 Regional                            14.5%  15.3%  12.7%   7.8%  21.9%     13.9%
Available Freight Ton Kilometers      9.2%  15.5%  14.5%  15.4%  21.8%     15.2%
 Domestic                             2.2%   5.7%  11.7%   9.9%  25.3%     11.1%
 International                       11.9%  20.3%  15.7%  19.4%  19.5%     17.1%
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                                       May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Year to
                                      2014   2014   2014   2014   2014      Date
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 Regional                            20.8%  23.1%  22.5%  17.1%  23.7%     21.4%
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Note: Figures are preliminary and may be revised.

Source: Air China

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