Domestic freight by air transport reached 72.9 tons

Economy
erdenejargal@montsame.gov.mn
2020-11-24 15:06:21

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. In the first 10 months of 2020, 2.1 thousand tons of freight carried by air transportation. The carried freight decreased by 2.7 thousand tons (55.7%) compared to the same period of the previous year.


In the first 10 months of 2020, the total carried domestic freight by air transport reached 72.9 tons (3.4%), increased by 5.2 tons (7.7%) compared to the same period of the previous year. The international freight reached 2.1 thousand tons (96.6%), decreased by 2.7 thousand tons (56.6%) compared to the same period of the previous year. In October 2020, carried freight reached 175.0 tons and decreased by 11.5 tons (6.2%) compared to the previous month.


In the first 10 months of 2020, 425.7 thousand passengers (double counting) carried by air transport. The number of carried passengers decreased by 967.7 thousand (69.4 %) compared to the same period of the previous year. In October 2020, the number of passengers reached 31.9 thousand passengers and increased by 0.7 thousand (2.4%) compared to the previous month.


In the first 10 months of 2020, the total carried domestic passengers by air transport reached 267.9 thousand passengers (62.9%), decreased by 99.0 thousand passengers (27.0%) compared to the same period of the previous year. This was mainly due to 90.7% decrease in the number of passengers from Ulaanbaatar to Choibalsan, 88.9% decrease in flight direction to Ovoot and 67.9% decrease to Murun.


In the first 10 months of 2020, the total carried international passengers reached 157.8 thousand (37.1%), decreased by 868.7 thousand passengers (84.6%) compared to the same period of the previous year. This decrease was mainly due to 92.7% decrease in Ulaanbaatar-Beijing passengers, 90.3% decrease in Ulaanbaatar-Irkutsk passengers, 88.7% decrease in Ulaanbaatar- Hailar passengers, 86.7% decrease in Ulaanbaatar-Hong Kong passengers and 88.7% decrease in Ulaanbaatar-Moscow passengers.


In the first 10 months of 2020, the revenue from air transport (domestic airline) reached MNT 130.9 billion, decreased by MNT 311.1 billion or (70.4%) compared to the same period of the previous year. In October 2020, the revenue reached MNT 10.1 billion and decreased by MNT 230.3 million (2.2%) compared to the previous month. 

Source: National Statistics Office

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