Korean Air reported an 11.9% increase in traffic to 4.36 billion RPKs last month on the back of strong international traffic, which rose 12.3%. Passengers were up 7.3% to 1.8 million. The strongest traffic growth was from China, up 28% to 209.5 million RPKs. Domestic traffic rose 6.8% year-on-year to 308.4 million RPKs. Reflecting the usual seasonal dip, freight was down 1.9% to 677.2 million FTKs. Japan and US cargo fell 3% and 5.6% respectively, while Southeast Asia dropped 21.3%. ...

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