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Passenger Traffic

Cheap fares lure Kangaroo Route fliers to China

China Southern Airlines is undercutting Qantas Airways by as much as 34 per cent on the cost of Sydney-to-London tickets and from April 1 will operate more flights to Europe than the Australian carrier.

Thursday, 14 March, 2013, 7:47am

Cathay Pacific still hopefull after profits slump 83pc

Cathay Pacific Airways expects better passenger numbers after a dismal 2012, when falling  fares and weak cargo demand slashed profit by 83 per cent to HK$916 million.

14 Mar 2013 - 8:06am 1 comment

Passenger numbers rise for Asia-Pacific region's air carriers

Some 207 million international passengers were flown by the carriers in the region last year, up 7 per cent year on year, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) said.

31 Jan 2013 - 5:20am

Modest growth expected at Hong Kong airport in 2013

Hong Kong International Airport expects to achieve modest traffic growth in 2013, after reporting slower passenger traffic growth last year than in 2011.

"We are cautiously optimistic about achieving mild traffic growth at Hong Kong International Airport in 2013," said Airport Authority chief executive Stanley Hui Hon-chung.

14 Jan 2013 - 3:01am

Shanghai's maglev passenger traffic lower than expected

Shanghai's 30-kilometre maglev railway has seen its business so pummelled by the expansion of the city's metro system it is increasingly becoming a white elephant, leaving city officials red-faced.

22 Dec 2012 - 4:35am 6 comments