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Aer Lingus Aug-2009 pax up 7.7%

8-Sep-2009 11:24 AM

Aer Lingus passenger numbers up 7.7% - traffic highlights in Aug-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.1 million, +7.7% year-on-year;
    • Short-haul: 973,000, +10.0%;
    • Long-haul: 116,000, -8.3%;
  • Passenger load factor: 83.0%, +2.4 ppts;
    • Short-haul: 85.0%, +2.0 ppts;
    • Long-haul: 79.7%, +2.1 ppts. [more]

Aer Lingus: “Aer Lingus’ overall load factor in the month was 83.0%, an increase of 2.4 points compared to August 2008, with capacity decreasing by 0.7%. Short haul load factor was 85.0%, an increase of 2.0 points on 2008, with capacity increasing by 10.7%. Long haul load factor was 79.7%, an increase of 2.1 points on 2008, with capacity decreasing by 14.8%,” Company statement. Source: Aer Lingus, 07-Sep-2009.