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28-Feb-2013 11:37 AM

Qantas Airways Group passenger numbers up 3% in Jan-2013, domestic yields down

Qantas Airways Group passenger numbers up 2.9% – traffic highlights for Jan-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 4.1 million, +2.9% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 82.1%, -0.1 ppt;
    • Qantas Domestic: 78.5%, +0.2 ppt;
    • Qantas International: 86.4%, +0.3 ppt;
    • Jetstar Domestic: 83.3%, -2.3 ppts;
    • Jetstar International: 80.8%, +4.3 ppts;
    • QantasLink: 61.4%, -0.9 ppt;
    • Jetstar Asia: 75.5%, -7.6 ppts. [more – original PR]

Qantas: “For the financial year to date (January 2013), Qantas Group yields were lower than the prior corresponding period. Total Domestic (comprising Qantas Domestic, QantasLink and Jetstar Domestic) yields were lower than the prior corresponding period, largely due to increased capacity in the domestic market.” Source: Company statement, 28-Feb-2013.