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AirAsia X passenger numbers up 21.3% in 3Q2011, load factor up 6 ppts

28-Oct-2011 10:52 AM

AirAsia X reports (27-Oct-2011) the following traffic highlights:

  • Three months ended Sep-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 0.6 million, +21.3% year-on-year;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +27.2%;
    • Capacity (ASKs): +17%;
    • Passenger load factor: 80%, +6.0 ppts;
    • Cargo volume: 9220 tonnes, +33.2%;
    • Cargo load factor: 69%.
  • Nine months ended Sep-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 1.9 million, +42.6%;
    • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +46.8%;
    • Capacity (ASKs): +37.2%;
    • Passenger load factor: 80%, +5.0 ppts. [more – original PR]

AirAsia X: “AirAsia X is expecting further growth in the final quarter of 2011, as it will be launching its flights to Osaka, Japan from 30-Nov, as well as additional flights to Australia and Taiwan during the peak December period.” Company statement, 27-Oct-2011.