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Jetstar vs. Virgin Blue May-2009 traffic


Both Jetstar and Virgin Blue reported increases in passenger traffic in May-2009, led by increases in international traffic, as both carriers continue to expand their international operations. [894 words]

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  • Jetstar international capacity rises as domestic capacity falls
  • Qantas’ international yield collapses by 24.6%
  • Virgin Blue reports 5.1% increase in traffic
  • Virgin Blue traffic and capacity growth evens out

Graphs and data:

  • Passenger number growth: Jun-2008 to May-2009
  • RPK growth: Jun-2009 to May-2009 
  • ASK growth: Jun-2009 to May-2009
  • Jetstar remains critical operation for Qantas Group amid global economic downturn
  • Qantas Group passenger number growth: Jun-2008 to Apr-2009
  • Qantas Group passenger numbers by carrier in May-2009 (%)
  • Qantas Group capacity (ASKs) growth: Jun-2008 to May-2009
  • Qantas Group capacity growth by carrier: May-2009 (%)
  • Virgin Blue passenger traffic numbers and load factor (%): Jun-2008 to May-2009
  • Virgin Blue RPK and ASK growth: Jun-2009 to May-2009
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