Released 9 April 2019

Key points from our report on air passenger markets in June:

  • RPK growth slows in February but load factor remains elevated
  • Annual growth in industry – wide revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) eased to 5.3% in February, broadly in line with its long-run average rate of growth
  • The load factor remains elevated, at 80.6% this month, as capacity growth continues to closely match demand. New record high load factors for the month of February were set for airlines in Asia Pacific, North America & Africa.
  • China was the fastest growing domestic market again this month with RPK growth of 11.4% year-on-year. Russia and India also posted double-digit annual growth in February..

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