Posted on: 03 June 2015 by Ross McSweeny
WestJet has announced its May 2015 traffic results with a slight reduction in load factor.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) totalled 1.688 billion, compared with 1.584 billion last May, an increase of 6.6%. Available seat miles (ASMs), grew 9.1% to 2.187 billion from 2.005 billion over the same period. These figures created a load factor in May 2015 of 77.2%, down 1.8 percentage points from last May’s 79.0%.
The airline flew a record 1.6 million passengers in May, a year-over-year increase of 3.9% or more than 63,000 additional customers, and achieved an on-time performance rate of 93.2%, a year-over-year improvement of 8.3 percentage points.