Posted on: 08 July 2014 by Mark Howells
Great Lakes Aviation has reported its preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of June 2014 and the first half of the calendar year.
In June, revenue passenger miles (RPMs) totalled 5,002,000, compared with 12,593,000 in June 2013, a 60.3% decrease. Available seat miles (ASMs) were cut by an even greater amount, 69.7%, to 8,881,000 from 29,265,000.
These figures created a load factor increase of 14.3 percentage points to 56.3% from 43.0%. The total number of passengers carried numbered 17,311, compared with 44,164 last June, a 60.8% decrease.
In the first half of the year (1H14), RPMs dropped by 55.9% to 30,107,000 from 68,257,000, while ASMs were cut 61.6% to 69,291,000 from 180,233,000. The 1H14 load factor was 43.5% compared with 37.9% in 1H13, a rise of 5.6 pp.
The number of passengers carried in 1H14 was 104,728, down 55.1% from 233,066 in 1H13.