Posted on: 05 June 2015 by Ross McSweeny
Aer Lingus Group has announced traffic statistics for May 2015.
Total traffic for the month, including Aer Lingus Regional flights, was up 1.5% to 1,062,000 passengers compared with 1,046,000 passengers in May 2014.
Mainline traffic rose by 3.5% to 956,000. Short-haul passenger figures increased by 2.3% to 813,000 from 795,000 in May 2014, while transatlantic traffic continued to grow with passenger numbers up 10.9% to 143,000 in May 2015.
The overall passenger load factor for May 2015 was up 1.7 percentage points to 80.4%. The short-haul load factor increased by 2.6 pp to 77.2%, while the long-haul load factor was the same as in May 2014 at 84.5%.