Posted on: 07 July 2015 by Ross McSweeny
Great Lakes Aviation has announced its preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of June 2015 as well as for the first six months of the calendar year (1H15).
In June, revenue passenger miles (RPMs) totalled 2,226,000, compared with 5,002,000, a drop of 55.5%. Available seat miles (ASMs) were cut by 35.1% to 5,761,000 from 8,881,000 in June 2014. The load factor fell by 17.7 percentage points to 38.6% from 56.3% last June, while the number of passengers carried decreased by 52.4% to 8,244 from 17,311 for the respective periods.
In 1H15, RPMs decreased by 50.9% to 14,790,000 from 30,107,000, while ASMs were cut by 14.7% to 40,403,000 from 69,291,000. These figures created a load factor frop of 6.9 pp to 36.6%in 1H15 from 43.5% in 1H14. A total of 52,970 passengers were carried in 1H15, which was 49.4% fewer than the 104,728 carried in 1H14.