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ELFAA passenger numbers up 9.5% to 188.8 million in 2011

16-Feb-2012 1:04 PM

European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) reports (15-Feb-2012) the following traffic highlights in 2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 188.8 million, +9.5% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 83.4%, +1.1 ppts;
    • easyJet: 87.5%;
    • Flybe: n/a;
    • Jet2.com: 87.1%;
    • Norwegian: 80%;
    • Ryanair: 82.2%;
    • Sverigeflyg: 75%;
    • transavia.com: 81%;
    • Vueling: 75.6%;
    • Wizz Air: 84%;
  • Fleet: 795, +9.2%;
    • easyJet: 202;
    • Flybe: 84;
    • Jet2.com: 38;
    • Norwegian: 62;
    • Ryanair: 275;
    • Sverigeflyg: 9;
    • transavia.com*: 44;
    • Vueling: 47;
    • Wizz Air: 34. [more – original PR]

*Latest figures available applicable for the period Jul-2010 to Jun-2011.

ELFAA: β€œIn 2011 passenger numbers for ELFAA airlines grew to 188.8 million, up 9.5% on the previous year, exceeding the industry average, with an increased load factor of 1.1%. The low fares share of total intra-Europe point to point scheduled passengers stands at 43% and is forecast to grow to 60% by 2020.” Source: Company statement, 15-Feb-2012.