Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airlines Group saw 8.5% year-over-year passenger traffic growth in August. The group, which includes regional carrier Dragonair, broke the 3 million barrier for the first time with 3,091,478 passengers and saw its load factor grow 1.4% to 88.6%. This was despite and a commensurate capacity boost of 6.1% over the same time period. “We saw strong demand for leisure traffic to [regional] holiday destinations and very high load factors on long-haul ...

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