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AirTran revenue up 8% but profits plummet in 4Q2010

31-Jan-2011 12:20 PM

AirTran revenue up 8% - financial/traffic highlights:

  • Three months ended 31-Dec-2010:
    • Operating revenue: USD645.5 million, +7.9% year-on-year;
    • Operating costs: USD645.3 million, +12.7%;
      • Fuel: USD227.4 million, +16.1%;
      • Labour: USD136.2 million, +9.2%;
    • Operating profit: USD246,000, -99.1%;
    • Net profit: USD1.9 million, -88.7%;
    • Passenger numbers: 6.1 million, +3.5%;
    • Passenger load factor: 80.6%, +2.8 ppts;
    • Average fare*: USD94.18, +3.8%;
    • Average yield: USD 12.23 cents, +2.9%;
    • Passenger revenue per ASM: USD 9.86 cents, +6.5%;
    • Total revenue per ASM: USD 11.04 cents, +6.9%;
    • Operating cost per ASM: USD 11.03 cents, +11.8%;
    • Cost per ASM excl fuel: USD 7.15 cents, +10.0%;
  • 12 months ended 31-Dec-2010:
    • Operating revenue: USD2619 million, +11.9%;
    • Operating costs: USD2491 million, +15.1%;
      • Fuel: USD867.5 million, +27.8%;
      • Labour: USD528.5 million, +8.2%;
    • Operating profit: USD128.2 million, -27.6%;
    • Net profit: USD38.5 million, -71.4%;
    • Passenger numbers: 24.7 million, +3.0%;
    • Passenger load factor: 81.4%, +1.6 ppt;
    • Average fare*: USD95.26, +9.4%;
    • Average yield: USD 12.03 cents, +7.0%;
    • Passenger revenue per ASM: USD 9.79 cents, +9.1%;
    • Total revenue per ASM: USD 10.88 cents, +8.3%;
    • Operating cost per ASM: USD 10.35 cents, +11.4%;
    • Cost per ASM excl fuel: USD 6.75 cents, +5.8%. [more]

*Excluding transportation taxes