Posted on: 05 November 2013 by Mark Howells
Aer Lingus Group has announced traffic statistics for the month of October 2013.
The total flown passenger numbers, including Aer Lingus Regional operations, decreased by 0.5% to 957,000 in October 2013 compared with October 2012.
Short-haul flown passengers, including Aer Lingus Regional, in October 2013 were 857,000, a decrease of 2.2% on October 2012, while long-haul flown passengers in October 2013 were 100,000, an increase of 16.3% on October 2012.
Aer Lingus mainline’s flown passenger load factor in October 2013 decreased by 2.0 percentage points (pp) on October 2012 to 77.2%. Short haul flown load factor was 75.4%, a decrease of 2.0 pp on October 2012, with capacity decreasing by 4.3%. Long-haul flown load factor was 80.3%, a decrease of 2.7 pp on October 2012, with capacity increasing by 19.9% on prior year.