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9-Aug-2012 3:02 PM

Dart Group reported (07-Aug-2012) the following financial highlights for its subsidiary for 12 months ended 31-Mar-2012:

  • Revenue: GBP461.3 million, +25% year-on-year;
  • Operating costs: GBP439.6 million, +27%;
  • Operating profit: GBP21.7 million, -12%;
  • Scheduled passenger numbers: 4.3 million, +27%;
  • Load factor: 87%, +2 ppts;
  • Retail revenue per passenger: GBP27.86, +7.8%.

Looking ahead, the group expects the carrier to increase passenger numbers by 10% in FY2013. In FY2012, operated 145 routes from its nine Northern bases to 49 destinations.

Dart Group: “We have expanded’s flying programme by 10% for summer 2012, although margins remain challenging in this sector.” Source: Company statement, 07-Aug-2012.