May. 28, 2012 (China Knowledge) - The civil aviation industry in China saw its passenger volume rise 6.9% YoY to 26.05 million in April this year, according to figures from the Civil Aviation Administration of China
Last month, the industry's cargo and mail throughput fell 6.9% YoY to 445,300 metric tons, said the administration.
In the first four months of this year, the country's air passenger throughput totaled 100.30 million, 9.4% more than in the same period of 2011, and its cargo and mail volume dropped 7.3% YoY to 1.65 million metric tons.
Industry insiders expected that the civil aviation sector would see weaker market demand this month amid slowing economy.
In 2011, China's air passenger volume rose 9.20% YoY to 292 million.