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SAS Group passenger numbers up in Dec-2011, load factor down

12-Jan-2012 12:26 PM

SAS Group reports (11-Jan-2012) the following traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 1.9 million, +1.7% year-on-year;
    • Passenger load factor: 70%, -3.0 ppts;
      • Scandinavian Airlines: 70.9%, -2.8 ppts;
      • Wideroe: 54.9%, -3.1 ppts;
      • Blue1: 65.5%, -7.2 ppts;
  • 12 months ended Dec-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 27.2 million, +7.8%;
      • Scandinavian Airlines: 22.9 million, +6.4%;
      • Wideroe: 2.5 million, +19.1%;
      • Blue1: 1.8 million, +12.2%;
    • Passenger load factor: 73.4%, -0.7 ppt;
      • Scandinavian Airlines: 74.6%, -0.6 ppt;
      • Wideroe: 59.8%, +0.2 ppt;
      • Blue1: 65.1%, -2.8 ppts. [more – original PR]

SAS: “During November 2011, currency adjusted yield was down by 1.5% versus previous year and RASK was down 3.8% as expected. For December 2011, (change vs last year), the yield and RASK are expected to be more negative than for November.” Source: Company statement, 11-Jan-2012.