7-Apr-2010 1:00 PM

WestJet passenger traffic up 10%, load factor also holds in Mar-2010

WestJet passenger traffic up 10% - traffic highlights:

  • Mar-2010:
    • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +10.0% year-on-year;
    • Load factor: 83.8%, +1.9 ppt;
  • Three months ended 31-Mar-2010:
    • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +9.7%;
    • Load factor: 81.7%, +1.3 ppt. [more]

WestJet: "While our March and first quarter traffic results are encouraging and we see some recent strengthening in yields, we continue to anticipate a decline in year-over-year revenue per available seat mile of zero to three per cent for the first quarter of 2010," Gregg Saretsky, President & CEO. Source: WestJet, 06-Apr-2010.