In 2007, the industry fulfilled a total cargo turnover of 36.53 billion t-km and passenger turnover of 27.917 billion person-km, with person times transport volume of 190 million, and cargo and mail turnover of 11.64 billion t-km, with cargo and mail transport volume of 4.019 million, a respective growth of 19.5%、17.8%、16.3%、23.5% and 15.0%.
Large aviation companies fulfilled a total turnover of 29.65 billion t-km, a growth of 13.7%, accounting for 81.2% of the whole industry, down 4.1 percentage points than the previous year; medium-sized aviation companies fulfilled a total turnover of 5.03 billion t-km, a growth of 28.4%, accounting for 13.8% of the whole industry, a growth of 1.0 percentage points over the previous year; and small aviation companies fulfilled a total turnover of 1.85 billion t-km, a growth of 216.9%, accounting for 5.1% of the whole industry, a growth of 3.2 percentage points over the previous year (note: as classified by number of passengers transported annually, those with over 10 million person times are large aviation companies, those with 5 to 10 million person times are medium-sized companies, and those with less than 5 million person times are small companies).
All airports in the country handled a total throughput of 388 million person times and 8.611 million tons of cargo and mails, growing respectively by 16.8% and 14.3%. There were 10 airports in the country each with annual person time throughput of 10 million. Among them, Beijing Capital International Airport had an annual person time throughput of 53.6117 million, ranking the 9th among all airports in the world (source: ACI website); the person time throughput of Xiaoshan of Hangzhou, Xianyang of Xi’an and Jiangbei of Chongqing respectively exceeded 10 million for the first time.
In 2007, about 4.43 million landings and takeoffs were guaranteed in the whole year, a growth of 16.5%.
(China National Tourism Administration)