Sky’s the limit for Air Berlin’s yields
In Jun-2009, Air Berlin transported 2.57 million passengers, a 4.9% reduction year-on-year as the carrier reduced capacity by 2.7%. Average load factor eased 1.8 ppts to 79.1%.
The carrier’s revenue per available seat kilometre (RASK) surged 14% in Jun-2009 year-on-year to EUR 6.07 cents. In 11 of the past 14 months, Air Berlin has enjoyed double-digit increases in yield, with growth as high as 23% (in Nov-2008 year-on-year).
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Air Berlin RASK growth (% change year-on-year): Apr-08 to Jun-09