Tag: load factor

WestJet Reports Record July Load Factor Of 85.6%

Reading Time: < 1 minute WestJet announced July 2017 traffic results with a load factor of 85.6 per cent, an increase of 0.4 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 6.8 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.4 per cent over the same period. The airline flew […]

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 10.3% In 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia’s Aeroflot Group carried 43.4 million passengers in 2016, up 10.3% compared to 39.4 million passengers in 2015. Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport-based Aeroflot Airlines carried 29 million passengers, up 11% compared to 26.1 million in 2015. In addition to Aeroflot Airlines, Aeroflot Group includes Saint Petersburg-based Rossiya Airlines, Moscow-based low-cost carrier Pobeda Airlines and Russian Far […]

KLM Carried More Than 30 Million Passengers in 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM has carried 30.4 million passengers last year – a new record. This is an increase of 6.4% compared to 2015. The increase was highest on European routes (7.8%), where we carried more than 20 million passengers for the first time. Load factor rose slightly by 0.8 of a percentage point compared to 2015. “The […]

Ryanair December Traffic Grows 20%

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair released December traffic statistics as follows: Traffic grew 20% to 9.0m customers. Load factor rose 3% points to 94%. Rolling annual traffic to Dec grew 15% to 117m customers. Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said: “Ryanair’s December traffic grew by 20% to 9.0m customers, while our load factor jumped 3% points to 94%, on the back […]

Lufthansa Strikes Affect Earnings By Approximately EUR 100 Million

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lufthansa Group transported around 7.6 million passengers in November which corresponds to an increase of 5.9 percent compared to the previous year. The seat kilometres offered increased by 9.3 percent and sales were simultaneously up by 10.1 percent. Load factor thus increased by 0.5 percent to 75.8 percent. Austrian Airlines was able to record […]

Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which […]

Ryanair November Traffic Grows 15% to 8.8 Million Customers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair released November traffic statistics as follows: traffic grew 15% to 8.8m customers, load factor rose 2% points to 95%, rolling annual traffic to Nov grew 16% to 115.5m customers.   Ryanair’s Kenny Jacobs said: Ryanair’s November traffic grew by 15% to 8.8m customers, on the back of lower fares and the continuing success of […]

SAS Reports August Traffic Increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute SAS increased its scheduled capacity in August by 11% and the traffic grew 12%. The overall load factor increased by 0.7 p.u. to 81.2% during the month. The higher load factor was driven by improvements within SAS long haul and domestic networks. SAS intercontinental traffic increased 26.7% and the capacity was up 25.6%. The growth […]