Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways reported a decrease in load factor for both passenger and cargo for December 2018, although the carrier said demand was healthy. Business-class demand remained strong in December, driven by premium leisure travel over the holiday period, the airline said. Economy class yields were improved. The peak cargo season leading up to Christmas was also strong, easing off toward the end of the month. Passenger traffic rose 4.9% year-on-year (YOY) for the ...

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