China airlines make $1bn in September

THE recovery may be slowing down from its impressive initial gallop, but Chinese airlines are maintaining their lead, earning nearly US$1 billion in September.

According to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), total operating revenue climbed 46 per cent to CNY 27.26 billion ($4.1 billion).

September cargo traffic volume increased 9.1 per cent to 515,700 tonnes. This leaves the year-to-date cargo traffic volume up 29.9 per cent to 4.1 million tonnes.

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