Austrian Airlines Record All-Time-High in Passengers

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: April 12, 2012; 15:33 ♦ (Vindobona)

In March, 893,600 passengers were carried by AUA, which is an increase by 12 percent. In the first quarter, the passenger number rose by 10.1% to 2.3 million. However, fuel costs also reached a new record level.

Austrian Airlines Record All-Time-High in Passengers / Picture: © Austrian Airlines / Flickr Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Austrian Airlines carried 893,600 passengers in March 2012. In spite of the crisis in the Middle East and with two aircraft less in their fleet, Austrian Airlines has had a passenger increase of 12 percent in comparison to March last year. The average passenger load factor, at 73.6 percent, was 3.5 percentage points over the figure for the same month last year. The capacity measured in…