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Singapore Airlines pax numbers up 3% in Jun-2013, load factor down 2 ppts to 82%

16-Jul-2013 10:51 AM

Singapore Airlines reports (15-Jul-2013) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.6 million, +2.7% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.5%, -1.5 ppts;
    • East Asia: 76.6%, +0.2 ppt;
    • Americas: 90.4%, +1.2 ppts;
    • Europe: 86.3%, -1.0 ppts;
    • South West Pacific: 76.8%, -5.7 ppts;
    • West Asia and Africa: 75.5%, -3.1 ppts;
  • Capacity (ASKs): +4.4%. [more – original PR]

Singapore Airlines: “Load factors were lower across all regions except for East Asia and the Americas. South West Pacific route region registered the highest PLF decline, as capacity expansion outpaced the growth in passenger carriage. The operating environment remains challenging. Efforts to stimulate demand to boost loads are expected to place continued downward pressure on yields.” Source: Company statement, 15-Jul-2013.