China Eastern Airlines 2020 National Day holiday capacity 'basically returned' to 2019 levels

11 October, 2020

China Eastern Airlines reported (09-Oct-2020) it handled 2.87 million passengers and operated 23,386 frequencies, more than 99% of which were domestic frequencies, between 30-Sep-2020 and 08-Oct-2020. The carrier noted that capacity during the 2020 National Day holiday "has basically returned to the level of the same period last year". Daily passengers peaked on 30-Sep-2020, reaching 330,000. Return passengers exceeded 310,000 on 07-Oct-2020. At its Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai Hongqiao hubs, China Eastern handled 850,000 passengers and operated 6434 frequencies between 01-Oct-2020 and 07-Oct-2020, with load factor averaging 78%. [more - original PR - Chinese]