Consolidated passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 21.6% compared to June 2018 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 14.7%, resulting in a load factor of 83.6%, an increase of 4.8 percentage points compared to the same period in 2018. Domestic passenger traffic increased 28.7% on a 20.3% increase in capacity resulting in a load factor of 82.3%, 5.4 percentage points higher than June 2018. International load factor was 87.8%.
On a YoY basis, passenger traffic increased 3.4% in Mexico, 1.9% in Puerto Rico and 20.7% in Colombia
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for May showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 4.5% compared to the same month in 2018. This was in line with the revised April traffic growth of 4.4% and above the recent trough of 3.1% year-on-year growth recorded in March.
In June 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 18.9% vs last year, with demand measured by RPMs (Revenue Passenger Miles) showing a significant increase of 22.2%. Volaris carried almost 1.9 M passengers in total (24.5% increase vs last year), with load factor increasing 2.3 pp to 89.3%.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 3.4% in May 2019, compared to the same period in 2018. This was a slight improvement on the 5.6% contraction in April.
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Flights to Paris departing from Miami International Airport are currently scheduled for Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, and starting in December of 2019, daily flights will be available. Travelers will arrive to Orly airport, located very close to town, and easily accessible via public transportation.
The company carried 18.9 million customers across its broad global network, an all-time monthly record, including a record 697,745 passengers flown in a single day on June 21st.
Under this agreement, Al Khunaizi will continue to access Sabre's marketplace of more than 400 airlines, 750,000 hotel properties, and hundreds of tour operators, rail, car and cruise providers, giving Al Khunaizi the opportunity to sell personalized travel packages from suppliers all over the world.
'The hospitality industry has a patented four-step method to deal with disruption – Step one is to ignore it. Step two is that when it's pointed out to them, they continue to ignore it. Step three is they panic, and step four is they complain about it.'