8-Oct-2013 10:00 AM

SAS Group pax up 1% in Sep-2013, load factor down

SAS Group reports (07-Oct-2013) the following traffic highlights in Sep-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.7 million, +1.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 73.9%, -2.6 ppts;
    • Scandinavian Airlines: 74.5%, -2.6 ppts;
    • Wideroe: 57.4%, -1.8 ppts. [more - original PR]

SAS: “In line with SAS guidance, currency adjusted yield (Scandinavian Airlines) in Aug-2013 was down 6.1% and RASK was down 5.2% versus previous year, due to the increased number of longer leisure routes during the holiday season. In Sept-2013, the change in yield and RASK vs. last year is also expected to be negative,” Source: Company statement, 07-Oct-2013.