Posted on: 07 January 2015
easyJet has reported its passenger figures for both December 2014 and for the whole of the last calendar year.
In December 2014, 4,634,977 earned seats were flown (earned seats include seats that are flown whether or not the passenger turns up because easyJet is a no-refund airline, and once a flight has departed a no-show customer is generally not entitled to change flights or seek a refund), an increase of 3.2% compared with the 4,490,538 carried in December 2013. The load factor for the month 88.4%, up by 0.5 percentage points from December 2013’s figure of 87.9%.
For the 12 months ending 31 December 2014, 65,348,876 earned seats were flown, compared with 61,332,803 in the 12 months ending 31 December 2013, a 6.5% increase. The load factors for the respective periods were 90.8% and 89.3%, meaning a 1.5 pp increase in 2014.