China's Air Travel Passenger Volumes Up 16% in August
According to the Civil Aviation Administration of China, domestic airlines carried 26.3 million passengers in August 2010, up 16.1% year on year, while cargo traffic volumes rose 18.4% year on year to 463,200 tons.
CAAC said that passenger boardings on international routes rose 33.5% to 1.9 million while domestic passenger boardings rose 14.9% to 24.4 million.
Cross-strait routes recorded the highest growth of 139.5% in passenger boardings to 213,900.
In the first eight months of 2010, passenger volumes rose 17.8% to 178 million and cargo volume jumped 33.6% to 3.55 million tons.
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