BRIEF-China Eastern Airlines' number of passengers up, amount of mail and cargoes carried falls in March

April 18 (Reuters) - China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd

* Says passenger carried up 9.6 percent y/y in March, cargo

and mail carried down 0.6 percent y/y

* Says passenger carried up 9.3 percent y/y in Q1, cargo and

mail carried down 0.3 percent y/y

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(Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)