11-Apr-2011 11:57 AM

LAN Airlines passenger numbers up 51.5% in Mar-2011

LAN Airlines announced (08-Apr-2011) the following traffic highlights in Mar-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.8 million, +51.5% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 1.2 million, +57.2%;
    • International: 588,000, +41.2%;
  • Passenger load factor: 77.7%, +4.7 ppts;
    • Domestic: 73.9%, +2.1 ppts;
    • International: 79.5%, +6.0 ppts;
  • Cargo load factor: 70%, -1.3 ppts. [more]

Lan Airlines: “During March, system passenger traffic increased 36.5% as capacity rose 28.2%. As a result, the company’s load factor for the month increased 4.7 points to 77.7%. International passenger traffic accounted for approximately 69% of total passenger traffic. The growth rates in Mar-2011 figures consider the impact of the earthquake that affected Chile on 27-Feb-2010. Also, starting from Jan-2011, these figures include AIRES’ domestic and international operations,” Source: Company statement, 08-Apr-2011.

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