Posted on: 07 July 2015 by Mark Howells
WestJet has reported its June 2015 traffic results with a load factor of 76.9% – a decrease of 0.5 percentage points year-over-year – as well as disclosing its half-year (1H15) traffic data.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) increased 7.0% to 1.682 billion from 1.572 billion in June 2014. Available seat miles (ASMs) were increased by 7.6% to 2.187 billion from 2.032 billion over the same period. These figures created the aforementioned load factor drop of 0.5 pp from 77.4% in June 2014.
During 1H15, WestJet generated 10.765 billion RPMs, compared with 10.347 billion in 1H14, a 4.0% increase. ASMs, however, were increased by 6.0% to 13.473 billion from 12.707 billion, which led to the half-year load factor decreasing by 1.5 pp to 79.9% from 81.4%.