Brussels Airlines registers 6, 3 % passenger increase in November
A total of 415,600 passengers chose Brussels Airlines in the month of November. This is an increase by 6, 3 percent compared to November 2010. The seat load factor increased with 5, 3 points.
Compared to November 2010, Brussels Airlines welcomed 24.667 more passengers on board of its intra-European and intercontinental flights. The flights to Africa registered a passenger growth of 10, 1 %. On the European flights an increase of 5,8 % was recorded.
Thanks to this passenger growth, the load factor improved with 5, 3 % points and reached in the first winter month 63, 4 %. During the month of November Brussels Airlines increased its flight offer to Moscow. On several routes larger aircraft with a higher seat capacity came into service. The seat offer on some routes with a more seasonal (summer) profile was reduced in line with the lower market demand.
Not included in these statistics are the passenger figures of the charter flights operated by Brussels Airlines on behalf of tour operators.
month / month
|Passengers in 1,000s||415,6||390,9||+ 6,3|
|Available seat-kilometres (in millions)||971,69||996,17||- 2,5|
|Revenue seat-kilometres (in millions)||615,98||578,37||+ 6,5|
|Seat Load factor||63,4%||58,1%||+ 5,3 % points|