Tag: passenger growth

Norwegian Carries Almost 3.5 Million Passengers in September

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian reported strong passenger growth as it carried almost 3.5 million passengers in September. The total number of passengers increased by 9 percent compared to the same month previous year. Norwegian carried 3,446,854 passengers in September, an increase of 281,823 passengers (9 percent) compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth (RPK) […]

Norwegian Reports 14 Percent Passenger Growth in June

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian carried almost 3.5 million passengers in June, an increase of 14 percent compared to the same month previous year. A total of 3,497,286 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in June, 437,883 more than the same period last year. The total traffic growth  increased by 44 percent, and the capacity growth  increased by 43 percent. The load factor was 90.5 percent, up 0.8 […]

African Airlines Continue See Very Strong Demand

Reading Time: 2 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2018 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 9.5%, compared to the same month a year ago, the fastest pace in 12 months. Capacity (available seat kilometers, or ASKs) grew 6.4% and load factor climbed 2.3 percentage points […]

Lufthansa Group Reports 32% Growth in November

Reading Time: 2 minutes The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have so far welcomed around 121 million passengers on board their aircraft in 2017. The seat load factor this year remains on a record course of 81.1 percent. In November 2017, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.1 million passengers. This shows an increase of 32% compared […]

October Passenger Demand Rebounds from Weather-Impacted September

Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 7.2% compared to the same month last year. Capacity grew 6.2% and load factor climbed 0.8 percentage points to 80.8%, which was a record for the month. October’s performance was a […]

Delta Keeps an Eye on Holiday Weekend, 4.85 Million Customers Expected

Reading Time: 3 minutes By the time the Thanksgiving holiday wraps up next Monday, Delta is expected to have flown more than 4.85 million people — many infrequent flyers — to visit loved ones at hundreds of destinations around the world. The airline will fly more than 46,000 mainline and Delta Connection flights from Saturday, Nov. 18 through Monday, […]

Dubai Airport Eyes 118 Million Passengers by 2023

Reading Time: 1 minute Smart solutions that make passenger journey seamless and more enjoyable are key to Dubai Airports’ plan to increase capacity to 118 million passengers by 2023. Delivering the keynote address at the inaugural “Airport Solutions Dubai” at the Dubai Airshow, Jamal Al Hai, Member of Federal Council and Deputy Chairman of Dubai Airports, said the airport […]

DXB Passenger Traffic Hits 7.2 Million in September

Reading Time: 1 minute Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) reached 7.2 million in September, according to new statistics from Dubai Airports. According to the data, the airport reached 7,215,182 passengers in September, 1.7 percent more than the 7,094,738 that went through the airport during the same period in 2016. The softening of the growth, Dubai Airports said, […]

Heathrow Sets New Record Of 77 Million Passengers

Reading Time: 1 minute With a record 6.76 million passengers for the month of June (up 2.3% against June 2016), passenger numbers for a 12-month period broke the 77 million mark for the first time in Heathrow Airport’s history. June 30 also proved to be a record day for the airport with 259,917 passengers flying through. In a press […]

Ryanair Cancels Planned Ukrainian Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair has canceled flights to Ukraine it had planned to start in October. According to a Ryanair statement July 10, the decision was made “following Kiev airport’s [Boryspil] failure to honor a growth agreement reached at the Ministry of Infrastructure with airport officials and the current airport director general, Pavlo Riabikin, […]