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AirAsia X pax numbers up 21% in 1Q2013, 84% load factor

3-May-2013 11:41 AM

AirAsia X reports (02-May-2013) the following traffic highlights for 1Q2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 0.7 million, +20.9% year-on-year for continuing routes;
  • Passenger load factor: 84%;
  • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +21.7%;
  • Capacity (ASKs): +26.7%;
  • Cargo volume: 7482 tonnes, +47%. [more – original PR]

AirAsia X: “This year AirAsia X will continue to focus on increasing capacity in our identified core markets including Australia, China, Taiwan Korea, and Japan. The addition of 7 aircraft in 2013 will see AirAsia X expand further in the long-haul segment across Asia Pacific. Our move to KLIA 2 this year will also provide us the right infrastructure and enhanced ground facilities needed to support our growing network and feeder traffic for better connectivity within the AirAsia Group,” Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of AirAsia X. Source: Company statement, 02-May-2013.