28-Nov-2011 1:01 PM

Russian carrier's pax up 13% in first 10 months of 2011

Russian Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) reported Russian airlines transported 49.4 million passengers, an increase of 12.8% year-on-year, in the first 10 months of this year, according to the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Russian Federation (25-Nov-2011). Details include:

  • Passenger numbers: 49.4 million, +12.8% year-on-year;
    • Aeroflot: 10.5 million, +23.5%;
    • Transaero: 6.6 million, +29.5%;
    • UTAir: 4.2 million, +22.1%.

The FAA is forecasting a 12% to 15% increase in passenger numbers to 64-66 million in full year 2011.

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