Beijing-Shanghai Airlines load factor fell by 4% less than expected
"from now, the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway's impact on civil aviation was lower than expected. "Yesterday, a domestic airline executives said. According to statistics provided by the civil aviation resource NET, within five days after the opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway, that is, from June 30 to July 4, was hailed as a national "Golden routes" remained for the Beijing-Shanghai express 85% more than the average load factor, this June before the opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway 89%, compared with average load factor decreased only 4%, lower than the previously expected civil aviation internal shunt 20%.
jingning line load factor fell to 68%
data show that from Beijing to Nanjing, Beijing-Jinan route average load factor declined after the opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway is obvious, dropped from previous 80% to 68% and 60% respectively, which, some airline executives say, compared with the above route, Beijing-Shanghai line business customers to ensure the attendance of 70% above, these are not price-sensitive business.
"high-speed rail have to compete with the civil aviation business also requires a process. "The airline insiders, such as no paper tickets, meals, the last time in the car early, no VIP waiting room, but that doesn't mean the rail against the civil aviation civil aviation in winning the competition between the two is a long process. According to Minsheng securities data, three days before the opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed train second class load factor reached 85%, first class 30% to 40%.
discount flights was higher than the corresponding level
in response to the high-speed rail opening civil aviation rapid play "price". Early opening of the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway, between the major cities along the Beijing-Shanghai airfares discount rate higher than historical levels, minimum 35 percent of 400 Yuan ticket Beijing-Shanghai route, the price is lower than the price of Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway, in addition most discount fares from Beijing to Shanghai at 40 percent-50 percent, also with high-speed rail ticket is not much different from.
in this regard, the Minsheng securities analysts said from Japan Shinkansen opened diversion impact on aviation, high-speed rail diversion effect is evident in the early running, mainly due to experience visitors high in the early running, with HSR entered a period of stability, diversion effects will tend to weaken, the Beijing-Shanghai route discount fare will be a steady decline. In addition, in July after China's aviation industry will enter a period of 4 months of the season, stable stacking of business travel summer travel demand has gone up significantly.