The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has released figures for May showing that despite some growth, regional Asian capacity expansion is still outstripping what is relatively flat demand. Although the number of international passengers carried by regional airlines in May increased by 6.9% year on year to an aggregate total of 20.3 million, the revenue passenger kilometers (RPK) rate of increase rose by a relatively small 1.1% – from 4.1 % in 2013 to only 5.2% in 2014. This ...


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