Showing posts from March 6, 2012

Irish Airlines Report February Traffic ©

Aer Lingus announced that it carried 658,000 passengers in February up 8.8% with a load factor of 67.3% up 1%. The airline carried 45,000 long-haul passengers up 15.4% with a load factor of 64.9% up 2.2% and 554,000 short-haul passengers up 6.9% with a load factor of 68.5% up 0.9%. The Aer Lingus Regional operation carried 59,000 passengers up 22.9% and as usual the figures exclude passengers carried on the United Airlines Joint-Venture Washington Dulles to Madrid route. The Aer Lingus short-haul load-factor of 68.5% is above the AEA Airlines of 65.4% and on the long-haul the Aer Lingus long-haul load factor of 64.9% versus AEA Airlines at 72.6%, the information in based on AEA Data for the four weeks ended 26 th of February.                   Ryanair announced that it carried 4.47 million passengers in February down 2% with load factor of 76% and in the rolling 12 months to the end of February it carried 76.1 million passengers. The carrier’s traffic will have b