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Number of airBaltic passengers grew by 22% in January-August

Alla Petrova, BC, Riga, 15.09.2010.Print version
Latvian airline airBaltic carried overall 361,085 passengers in August 2010 (from Riga, Vilnius and Tallinn), representing 21% increase comparing with the same month in 2009, when airBaltic transported 298,610 passengers. During the first eight months of the 2010, airBaltic transported a total of 2,200,517 passengers, or 22% more than during the same period in 2009, when the total number of passengers was 1,800,595.

In August, airBaltic operated 5,771 flight, or 31% more than in August 2009 when airBaltic operated 4,392 flights. Between January and the end of August, the airline provided 38,269 flights in all, representing 28% increase comparing with the same period in 2009, informed BC press service of airBaltic.

 

 

The airline’s load factor, which represents the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of available seats, in August 2010 was at a level of 75% – or 2% points less than in August 2009. During the first eight months of 2010 airline’s load factor was at a level of 69%, or 1% point more than in the same period in 2009.

 

The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic was at a level of 82.4% in August 2010. This means that more than 82 of every 100 airBaltic flights in August departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.

 

  August ‘10

August ‘09

Change

Number of flights

5,771

4,392

31%

Number of passengers

361,085

298,610

21%

Load Factor

75%

77%

-2% p.p.

 

January-August‘10

January-August ‘09

Change

Number of flights

38,269

29,917

28%

Number of passengers

2,200,517

1,800,595

22%

Load Factor

69%

68%

+1% p.p.






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