November 7, 2014
Traffic statistics for October 2014
WestJet announced October 2014 traffic results with a load factor of 77.4% down 1.8 points compared to the previous year. Traffic increased 6.8% year over year and capacity grew 9.2% over the same period.
Alaska reported a 9.4% increase in traffic on a 10.3% increase in capacity compared to October 2013. Load factor decreased 0.8 points to 83.4%.
Horizon reported a 5.1% increase in October traffic on a 5.8% increase in capacity compared to October 2013. Load factor decreased 0.5 points to 78.6%.
For the month of October, Air Canada reported a system load factor of 82.1%, versus 81.3% in October 2013 , representing an increase of 0.8 points on a system-wide capacity increase of 9.9%. On this additional capacity, system wide traffic for October increased 11%.
Aeromexico’s traffic increased by 10.3%, year-on-year, while capacity increased by 6.0% compared to the previous year. Aeromexico’s October load factor increased from 76.3% in 2013 to 79.2%.
Delta reported October traffic increase of 4.8% while capacity for the month was up 3.6%. The load factor for October was 83.8%, up 0.9 points when comapred to October 2013.
International Airlines Group traffic for October increased by 7.5% versus October 2013 and Group capacity rose by 7.7% The load factor for the month was up downs 0.2 points to 81.0%.
In October, Finnair’s overall capacity grew by 0.8% and traffic by 1.8% year‐on‐year. Passenger load factor was 79.4% up 0.8 points.
Norwegian’s total traffic increased by 39.0%, while capacity was up by 35 % in October. The load factor was 81.6%, up 2.3 points when compared to the previous year.
Ryanair released October traffic statistics with traffic increase of 5.0% compared to October 2013. The load factor for October 2014 was up 6.0 points to 89.0%.