Emirates reports strong traffic growth

SYDNEY (Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) - Emirates reports the following financial/traffic highlights for the six months ended 30-Sep-05:

  • Revenue: AED10.4 billion, +26.8% year-on-year;
  • Net Profit: AED922 million, +6.6%;
  • Passenger numbers: 7.0 million, +15.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 76%, +2.6 ppts;
  • Cargo volume: 482,643 tonnes, +20.0%.

"Emirates' strong profitability enables us to afford the big investments required to enhance our competitiveness and secure our future", HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, Chairman.

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