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1-Apr-2011 10:31 AM

Virgin Blue passenger numbers down 9.2% in Feb-2011

Virgin Blue passenger numbers down 9.2% - traffic highlights in Feb-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 1.3 million, -9.2% year-on-year;
    • Domestic: 1.2 million, -6.7%;
    • International: 170,639, -23.7%;
  • Load factor: 75.7%, -4.7 ppts;
    • Domestic: 76.8%, -7.3 ppts;
    • International: 74%, -0.5 ppt;
  • Average aircraft in fleet: 88.5, +4%;
  • On-time performance: 71.9%, -14.5 ppts. [more]

Virgin Blue: “International passenger numbers for the month of February decreased by 23.7% over the previous year, principally due to the withdrawal of Pacific Blue from the domestic New Zealand market,” Source: Company Statement, 31-Mar-2011.

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