6-Sep-2013 8:56 AM

TAP experiences record daily pax numbers on 01-Sep-2013, following record monthly pax in Aug-2013

TAP Portugal reported (05-Sep-2013) record daily passenger numbers on 01-Sep-2013 with 39,591 transported and an average load factor of 90.5%. The carrier also experienced record monthly passengers in Aug-2013, with 1.1 million transported and an average load factor of 84.7%. From Jan-2013 to Aug-2013 the carrier reported 79.2% average load factor, up 2.7% year-on-year. In Aug-2013, TAP reported a 91% load factor on US routes, 90.8% on Venezuela routes, 86.5% on Brazil routes, 82.9% on European routes, 82% on Portuguese Autonomous Region routes and 81.8% on Africa routes. [more - original PR - Portuguese]