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Number of airBaltic passengers grows by 18% during 11 months

Alla Petrova, BC, Tallinn, 13.12.2010.Print version
Latvian airline airBaltic carried overall 201,873 passengers in November 2010 (from Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn), representing 3% decrease comparing with the same month in 2009, when airBaltic transported 207,106 passengers. During the eleven months of 2010, airBaltic transported a total of 2,998,453 passengers, or 18% more than during the same period in 2009, when the total number of passengers was 2,541,353.

Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: “We are happy to post 18% growth on first 11 months of the year, despite the delay in introduction of our new state-of-the-art Q400 NextGen aircraft.”

 

In November, airBaltic operated 4,002 flights, or 4% more than in November 2009 when airBaltic operated 3,831 flight. Between January and the end of November, the airline provided 52,095 flights in all, representing 24% increase comparing with the same period in 2009, informed BC press service of airBaltic.

 

Source: airBaltic.

 

The airline’s load factor, which represents the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of available seats, in November 2010 was at a level of 64% - or 1% point less than in November 2009. During the eleven months of 2010 airline’s load factor was at a level of 69%, or the same level as in the same period in 2009.

 

The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic was at a level of 86.1% in November 2010. This means that more than 86 of every 100 airBaltic flights in November departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.

 

  November ‘10

November ‘09

Change

Number of flights

4,002

3,831

4%

Number of passengers

201,873

207,106

-3%

Load Factor

64%

65%

-1% p.p.

 

January-November‘10

January-November ‘09

Change

Number of flights

52,095

42,142

24%

Number of passengers

2,998,453

2,541,353

18%

Load Factor

69%

69%

0% p.p.






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