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Aer Lingus announces traffic statistics for January 2015

Aer Lingus Group has reported its traffic statistics for the month of January 2015.Revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) in short-haul dropped to 450 million from 495 million, a 9.1% decrease, while long-haul RPKs increased by 27.2% to 397 million compared with 312 million in January 2014. Overall, mainline RPKs were up 5.0% at 847 million over last January’s 807 million.Available seat kilometres (ASKs) in short-haul operations were down 11.4% at 690 million, compared with 779 million in January 2014. Long haul ASKs, however, were increased 23.9% to 539 million from 435 million fort he respective periods. Total mainline ASKs were up 1.2% in January 2015 at 1,229 million from 1,214 million 12 months earlier.The short-haul load factor in January 2015 was 65.2%, up 1.7 percentage points (pp) from January 2014’s 63.5%. The long-haul load factor was 73.7%, which was 2.0 pp up on last January’s 71.7%. The overall January load factor for the airline was 68.9%, compared with 66.5%, a 2.4 pp increase.In short-haul, Aer Lingus carried 474 thousand passengers in January, compared with 513 thousand in January 2014, a year-on-year decrease of 7.6%. On long haul, 72 thousand passengers were carried, up 22.0% over the 59 thousand long-haul passengers last January. In total Aer Lingus mainline carried 546 thousand passengers in January 2015, 4.5% fewer than the 572 thousand carried 12 months previously.Aer Lingus Regional, meanwhile, carried 68 thousand passengers in January 2015, compared with 79 thousand in January 2014, a fall of 13.9%.The total January 2015 Aer Lingus passenger numbers including Aer Lingus Regional was 614 thousand, which was 5.7% fewer than the 651 thousand carried in January2014.Aer Lingus’s scheduled traffic statistics do not include traffic carried on Aer Lingus’s contract flying operations.

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