Austrian Airlines: Moderate Increase in Passengers

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: September 11, 2012; 15:36 ♦ (Vindobona)

Austrian Airlines Traffic Results for August 2012: Targeted capacity adjusted, further improvement of passenger load factor.

Austrian Airlines: Moderate Increase in Passengers / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

The Austrian Airlines Group increased the number of passengers carried in the period January to August 2012 by 2.9 percent from the prior-year level to a total of 7.6 million passengers. The passenger load factor was up 3.3 percentage points, rising to 77 percent. Capacity as measured by available seat kilometers (ASK) was reduced by 1.8 percent. At the same time the comparable figure…