[photopress:air_china_1_2_3_4.jpg,full,alignright]Air China Ltd said it carried 2.85 million passengers in March, down 0.9% year-on-year.
The airline said the overall passenger load factor was 77.7% in March, down 0.1 percentage point year-on-year.
For the first three months, it carried 8.31 million passengers, up 5.7% year-on-year, while the overall passenger load factor for the period was 77.1%, up 2.4 percentage points.
Air China carried 82,000 tons of cargo in March, down 1.4% from a year earlier, and a total of 220,000 tons for the first three months, a rise of 1.3%.
Cargo load factor for March was 60.5%, up 5.6 percentage points, while the load factor for the first three months was 56.3%, up 5.3 percentage points.
In truth, these are not inspiring figures.
Source: Trading Markets