( – FocusAsia Media Ltd)

HONG KONG, Apr 20 (FAM) – Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday released combined Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon traffic figures for March 2017 that show an increase in cargo and mail uplifted compared to the same month in 2016.

Both the two airlines carried 181,189 tonnes of cargo and mail last month, an increase of 15.4% compared to the last corresponding period. The cargo and mail load factor rose by 7.3 percentage points to 70.3%.