Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Irish Airlines Report October Traffic ©


                                                     
Aer Lingus announced it carried 962,000 passengers in October up 0.9%, in the long-haul segment carrying 86,000 passengers up 10.3% with a load factor of 83% up 8.3% on a 0.7% reduction in Available seat kilometres, in the short-haul segment it carried 787,000 passengers down 2.7% with a load factor of 77.4% down 1.4% on a 3.4% reduction in Available seat kilometres.

Aer Lingus Regional carried 89,000 passengers up 34.9% and year to date has carried 841,000 passengers up 33.7%.

Compared to the Association of European Airlines (mainly so-called legacy carriers) as whole, the Aer Lingus passenger load factor was higher on short-haul routes (77.4% v 75.8%) and lower on North Atlantic routes (83.0% v. 86.0%). AEA short-haul traffic (RPK) was up 6.1% and North Atlantic up 1.7%.

                                       

Ryanair announced it carried 7.54 million passengers in October up 4.4% carrying an 273,000 passengers up on October last year, with a load factor of 82% down 2% and in the rolling 12 months to the end of October it carried 79.3 million passengers.

A number of Ryanair Boeing 737-800s made their first flights in October : EI-EVX Boeing 737-8AS c/n 40317  11th October, EI-EVZ Boeing 737-8AS c/n 40316, EI-EXD Boeing 737-8AS c/n 40320, EI-EXE Boeing 737-8AS c/n 40321.

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