Cathay Pacific Airways reported combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for September 2017 declined 1.2% in passenger numbers, compared to the same month last year. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total of 2,639,559 passengers in September. The passenger load factor dropped 2.3% to 81.0%. For the year to the end of September, the number of passenger carried increased 0.1% while capacity rose 2%.