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easyJet - Demand continues to grow: fastest growing European domestic carrier in Aug-08


easyJet reported passenger numbers jumped 23.7% year-on-year to 4.6 million in Aug-08, primarily due to easyJet’s recent acquisition of GB Airways from British Airways and heavy promotional activity in Jun-08 and Jul-08, in which the airline offered up to a 20% fare reduction on 2 million seats. [1451 words]

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  • Highest load factor and largest load factor gain in intra-European market in Aug-08
  • Third largest intra-Europe carrier in Aug-08
  • London Gatwick-Istanbul to become easyJet's 400th route
  • Reduce point-of-sale GDS charges
  • Introduces new IFE system

Graphs and data:

  • easyJet traffic highlights for Aug-08
  • Select European airlines' passenger traffic (mill) and passenger growth (year-on-year % change): Aug-08
  • easyJet, Ryanair and British Airways (Intra Europe services) passenger number growth (& change year-on-year): Feb-04 to Aug-08
  • Selected European airlines' load factors (%) and load factor growth (year-on-year % change): Aug-08
  • European carriers' passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth for the eight months ended 31-Aug-08
  • easyJet traffic highlights for the 12 months to 31-Aug-08
  • easyJet new routes from London Gatwick
  • Recent LCC GDS distribution/travel site agreements
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