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British Airways passenger numbers up 6.8% in Oct-2010

4-Nov-2010 12:15 PM

British Airways passenger numbers up 6.8% - traffic highlights in Oct-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 3.0 million, +6.8% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 79.8%, -1.0 ppt;
    • UK/Europe: 76.5%, +1.9 ppts;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 82.1%, -3.5 ppts;
    • Asia Pacific: 84%, -2.4 ppts;
    • Africa and Middle East: 75.6%, +1.7 ppts;
  • Cargo traffic (FTKs): +6.8%. [more]

British Airways: “In October 2010 traffic, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres, rose by 3.9%. Passenger capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometres, was up 5.2% on October 2009. This resulted in a passenger load factor decrease of 1.0 points versus last year, to 79.8%. Traffic comprised a 4.6% increase in premium traffic and a 3.7% increase in non-premium traffic,” Source: Company report, 03-Nov-2010.