Brussels Airlines welcomes 18,3 percent more passengers in August 2011
In the month of August 521.874 passengers flew with Brussels Airlines, which is over 80.000 (or 18, 4 percent more) than in the same month of last year. The seat occupancy factor grew with 4, 6 percent points and amounted to 75, 7 percent.
A total of 458.374 passengers chose for one of the European destinations of Brussels Airlines whilst 63.500 passagiers flew on an intercontinental flight between Brussels and Africa.
In August, Brussels Airlines maintained the positive trend in passenger growth figures. Because of the utilisation of larger aircraft on various routes and the capacity adaptation on routes with lesser demand during the holiday period, the passenger numbers increased together with the seat occupancy factor.
Passengers of charter flights, performed on behalf of many Belgian and foreign tour operators, are not included in these statistics.
month / month
|Passengers in 1,000s||521.8||440.8||+ 18.4|
|Available seat-kilometres (in millions)||1107.1||1056.7||+ 4.8|
|Revenue seat-kilometres (in millions)||838.0||751.5||+ 11.5|
|Seat Load factor||75.7%||71.1%||+ 4.6 % points|