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easyJet reports highest load factor in intra-European market; Ryanair and Norwegian closely follow


easyJet reported the highest load factor in the intra-European market in Jul-08, at 89.3%, following closely by Ryanair (89.0%) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (87%). Comparatively, Spanair, Finnair, Air France-KLM and British Airways all reported load factors below 80%. Aer Lingus reported load factor of 85.2%. [407 words]

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  • Monarch and SAS show largest load factor improvement; SkyEurope slips the most
  • Norwegian passenger traffic up the most; easyJet, Air Berlin and Ryanair continue on passenger growth path
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle fastest growing European airline; Air France the largest

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  • Selected European airlines' load factors (%) and load factor growth (year-on-year change): Jul-08
  • Select European passenger traffic (mill) and passenger growth (year-on-year change): Jul-08
  • European carriers' passenger numbers and passenger numbers growth for the six months ended 30-Jul-08
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