Tag: passenger growth

Norwegian Carried More Than 3 Million Passengers In June

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian reached a new milestone in June, flying more than three million passengers in one single month. Since Norwegian first started flying in 2002, the airline has now carried over 200 million passengers. Norwegian carried 3,059,402 passengers in June, a 10 per cent increase compared to the same month last year. The total traffic growth […]

Russian Airlines Post 25% Traffic Growth For May

Reading Time: 1 minute Russian airlines’ passenger traffic growth, which had been climbing since the beginning of the year, continued growing at a double-digit rate in May. Traffic surged 25.9% year-on-year last month, the record high so far this year, to 8.672 million passengers, the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) reports. To compare, the increase was recorded at 10.2% […]

Norwegian Reports 15 Per Cent Passenger Growth In April

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian carried more than 2.6 million passengers in April, an increase of 15 per cent compared to the same month last year. The figures are positively influenced by Easter traffic. A total of 2,638,229 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in April, 336,188 more than the same period last year. The total traffic growth (RPK) […]

Norwegian Welcomes 2.1 Million Passengers in February

Reading Time: 1 minute Norwegian carried close to 2.1 million passengers in February, an increase of 12 per cent compared to the same month last year. The growth is primarily driven by a 53 per cent growth in the company’s intercontinental traffic. A total of 2,090,343 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in February, 218,947 more than the same […]

AirBaltic Accelerates Growth in 2017

Reading Time: 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic achieved +10% passenger growth in 2016, and is set to accelerate its growth with +16% of additional tickets or seats on sale in 2017 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss: “We are proud that 2016 was a successful […]

Around 11.4 Million Passengers Flew with Austrian Airlines in 2016

Reading Time: 1 minute Austrian Airlines carried round 11.4 million passengers in the period January to December 2016, corresponding to a year-on-year increase of 5.1 percent or 547,000 passengers. This increase is mainly due to the expanded bilateral flight traffic between Austria and Germany. The flight offering, measured in available seat kilometers (ASK), was increased by 4.9 percent to […]

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 […]

Low-Cost Carriers Boost Global Air Traffic in 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Worldwide passenger air traffic grew again last year, albeit at a slightly slower pace, led by the dynamic growth of low-cost air carriers, the International Civil Aviation Organisation reported. A total of 3.7 billion passengers were transported by the world’s airlines last year, a 6 per cent increase from 2015. That was just under the […]

Dubai International Welcomes 6.4 Million Passengers in October

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dubai International has welcomed 6.4 million passengers in October, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports. Passenger traffic at DXB reached 6,420,208 passengers compared to 6,250,810 recorded in the corresponding month last year, an increase of 2.7 per cent. Year to date, passenger numbers at DXB have risen 6.8 per […]

EU Airports Report Strong Q3 Traffic Growth, With Freight Rebounding

Reading Time: 3 minutes European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE has released its traffic report for September and Q3 2016. This is the only air transport report which includes all types of airline passenger flights to and from Europe: full service, low cost, charter and others. Passenger traffic across the European airport network during the peak summer months – […]