Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Cathay Pacific's passengers 11.1 percent more in first 6 months

Cathay Pacific Airways announced on Tuesday that in the first six months of 2006, the airline carried 8.14 million passengers, up 11.1 percent over last year's same period.
The company's freight volume was also up 10.5 percent at 572, 552 tons during the same period, according to a press release of the Cathay Pacific.
In June, Cathay Pacific carried a total of 1.39 million passengers, up 10.7 percent over June, 2005.
The airline carried 96,255 tons of freight in June, up 7.6 percent year-on-year. The airline's cargo business received a boost from the launch of a new service to Mumbai and Chennai in India, with flights commencing on June 2.
11/07/06 People's Daily Online, China