27-Mar-2012 1:37 PM

ERA airlines pax up 5% in 2011, load factors average 66.9%

European Regions Airline Association (ERA) announced (26-Mar-2012) its member airlines reported average scheduled passenger growth of 4.8% year-on-year in 2011, compared to a growth of 2.5% in 2010, noting that 2010 growth was affected by the Apr-2010 volcanic ash disruptions. ERA airlines also reported a 0.5 ppt improvement in load factor to 66.9% in 2011. [more - original PR]