The company's revenue reached 72.94 billion yuan (10.2 billion U.S. dollars) in the first six months, compared with 67.56 billion yuan in the same period last year, according to its interim results report filed to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Over the period, the company, headquartered in Guangzhou, capital of southern China's Guangdong Province, saw its net profit drop 20.92 percent year on year to 1.69 billion yuan.
The company said it had realized a continuous safe flight operation of 236 months as of June. In the first half of this year, China's aviation industry handled 320 million passenger trips, an 8.5-percent year-on-year increase.
The industry's total transport turnover reached more than 62.7 billion tonne-km, up 7.4 percent year on year. Editem