1-May-2013 10:50 AM

Virgin Australia Holdings pax numbers down 3% in Mar-2013, load factor down

Virgin Australia Holdings passenger numbers down 2.9% – traffic highlights for Mar-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.6 million, -2.9% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 1.4 million, -3.3%;
    • International: 191,164, -0.3%;
  • Load factor: 74.2%, -1.6 ppts;

Virgin Australia: “Domestic operations – for the first time in six months the trend in yield growth has reversed with yields for the month of Mar-2013 higher than the prior corresponding period.” Source: Company statement, 30-Apr-2013.