9-Nov-2011 12:35 PM

SAS Group passenger numbers up in Oct-2011, load factor down

SAS Group reports (08-Nov-2011) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.6 million, +3.9% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 75%, -0.5 ppt;
    • Scandinavian Airlines: 76.3%, -0.4 ppt;
    • Wideroe: 59.4%, -2.2 ppts;
    • Blue1: 63.4%, -3.2 ppts. [more – original PR]

SAS: “During Sept-2011, currency adjusted yield was down by 4% versus previous year and RASK was down 6.2%. For Oct-2011, (change vs last year), underlying currency adjusted RASK and yield continue to be under pressure.” Source: Company statement, 08-Nov-2011.