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Virgin Blue pax up 3.1% in Sep-2009

2-Nov-2009 10:05 AM

Virgin Blue passenger numbers up 3.1% - traffic highlights in Sep-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.5 million, +3.1% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 1.3 million, -1.5%;
    • International: 211,887, +44.7%;
  • Load factor: 81.1%, +1.7 ppt;
    • Domestic: 83.8%, +3.5 ppts;
    • International: 76.1%, +2.4 ppts. [more]

Virgin Blue: “International passenger numbers for the month of September increased by 44.7% over the previous year. Virgin Blue traffic, measured by Revenue Passenger Kilometres (RPKs) increased by 220.1% while capacity, measured by Available Seat Kilometres (ASKs) increased by 210.4% over the same period. Revenue load factor was up 2.4 points from the previous year,” Company statement. Source: Virgin Blue, 30-Oct-2009.