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Number of civil aviation routes in China: Rise in 2016

The variable went up by 14.07 percent in comparison to the previous year, according to revised data published by China National Statistical Office. Aircraft fleet increased by 468, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it climbed by 5.86 percent. It reached its 31-year peak. China saw a growth of 1 217.36% in aircraft fleet during the last 31 years. Besides, it has shown a 0.09% CAGR during the 5 years with a negligible overall raise since the 1986. It averaged 1 353.29 from 1986 to 2016 and it hit its minimum of 288 in 1986.

Number of civil aviation routes in China: Rise in 2016
Date Number Variation
2016 3 794.00 14.07
2015 3 326.00 5.86
2014 3 142.00 9.25
2013 2 876.00 17.05
2012 2 457.00 7.29
2011 2 290.00 21.81
2010 1 880.00 18.09
2009 1 592.00 3.92
2008 1 532.00 1.73
2007 1 506.00 12.72

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Main Air Transport Indicators

  • Air Freight Volume

    Volume of goods carried on an aircraft, other than mail or other property carried under terms of an international postal convention, baggage or property of the carrier. Usually measured in tons or ton-kilometres. Based on: International Air Transport Association.

  • Air Transport Traffic

  • Aircraft Fleet Size

    Number of aircrafts registered at a given date in a country. Commercial aircraft types include: passenger aircrafts, cargo aircrafts, combi aircrafts, quick change aircraft. It can also include other types of aircrafts not used for commercial air transport. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Air Mail Volume

    Volume of mail carried by aircraft. Usually measured in tons or ton-kilometres. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Air Passenger Traffic

  • Airline Passenger Traffic

    Number of domestic and international aircraft passengers of a given airline. Includes revenue passengers as well as non-revenue passengers. Usually measured in number of persons or in passenger-kilometres. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Airport Infrastructure Spending

  • Number Of Airports

  • Passenger Kilometers Available

    Number of passenger-kilometres available by full-service airlines, usually measured in billions. A passenger-kilometre is performed when a passenger is carried one kilometre. It is an indicator of airline capacity. Based on: Eurocontrol.