IATA global passenger traffic results for January 2015 show traffic growth of 4.6% compared to January 2014

Geneva, 2015-3-4 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for January 2015 showing traffic growth (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) of 4.6% compared to January 2014. This represents a slower start to the year compared to 2014 full-year growth of 5.9%. However, results likely were affected by… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announced the company flew 9.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in December 2013, 9.8% increase YoY

Dallas, TX, US, 2014-1-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in December 2013, a 9.8 percent increase from the 8.2 billion RPMs flown in December 2012.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.4 percent to 10.8 billion from the December 2012 level of 10.5… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group Inc. reported November and year-to-date operational results

Seattle, WA, United States, 2013-12-04 — /travelprnews.com/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported November and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES – MAINLINE Alaska reported a 1.5 percent increase in traffic on a 6.7 percent increase in… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport announced 1.3% passenger decline in September 2013, cargo up by 13.8% YoY

Vienna, Austria, 2013-10-23— /travelprnews.com/ — The number of passengers handled by Vienna Airport in September 2013 declined by 1.3% year-on-year to 2,145,988. Cargo traffic rose by 13.8% during this same period. Flight movements declined by 4.5%, while maximum take-off weight was 0.6% lower. The number of local passengers fell by 2.2% in comparison with September 2012. The number of transfer… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2013 and year-to-date 2013

Miramar, Florida, United States, 2013-10-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2013 and year-to-date 2013. Traffic (revenue passenger miles) in September 2013 increased 28.8 percent versus September 2012 on a capacity (available seat miles) increase of 24.9 percent. Load factor for September 2013 was 84.7 percent, an increase… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group reports on first-half 2013 passenger and freight traffic figures

2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The aircraft of all airlines in the Lufthansa Group –  Lufthansa German Airlines (including Germanwings and Lufthansa Regional), SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo –were better utilised in the first half 2013. Increased utilisation is attributable to more demand-driven and more flexible steering of capacity measured in seat and freight-tonne kilometres than… Read the full press release

Heathrow reports 6.5 million passengers in June 2013

2013-07-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Heathrow saw 6.5 million passengers in June, a 4.6% increase on June 2012. June 2013 saw some recovery of traffic due to the extra Jubilee Bank Holiday last year, which was only partially offset by the French ATC dispute disrupting operations on the 11th and 12th. Adjusting for these effects would result… Read the full press release