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AirAsia Japan transports 53,939 pax, 84.7% load factor during first month of operation in Aug-2012

4-Sep-2012 10:55 AM

AirAsia Japan, which launched operations on 01-Aug-2012, stated (03-Sep-2012) it transported 53,939 passengers, offering 63,720 seats for an average load factor of 84.7% during its first month of operations in Aug-2012. As previously reported, the carrier is targeting one million passengers during its first year of operation as it plans to increase its fleet from two to four aircraft by the end of this year. The LCC also plans to increase annual passenger numbers to 10 million within five years, supported by a fleet of more than 30 aircraft. [more - original PR - Japanese]