SAS Group’s traffic increased by 2,7% during July and seat capacity was up by 4,9% vs 2007. SAS Group carried 3,5 million passengers in July, down 0.3% vs 2007. Total load factor was down by 1.7 p.u. to 78.9%.
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Finnair traffic, measured in passenger kilometers, increased by 6.5% in July, while the capacity was up by 4.8%, resulting in a passenger load factor of 81.0% or 1.3 points higher than last year. Finnair transported altogether 715 711 passengers, which is 1.2% more than a year ago.
easyJet carried 20% more passengers in July 2008 than the previous year, the load factor for the month was reported at 89.3%, 0.8 pts higher than in June 2007.
In July 2008, traffic rose by 1.8% with capacity up 3.9%. The load factor stood at 84.4%, down 1.8 points. Air France-KLM recorded good progress in yield and unit revenue excluding currency impact, driven by business traffic. The group carried 7.1 million passengers (-0.3%).
ST Aerospace Solutions (Europe) A/S (STA Solutions), has renewed a component supply and reconditioning contract with LOT Polish Airlines. This contract, effective immediately, is worth EUR 8.7 million (about S$18.7m), and covers LOT Polish Airlines
Embraer saw its second Phenom 300 light jet, registration PP-XVJ, take flight on August 5, departing from Embraer
AerCap Holdings N.V. announced the results of its operations for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Second quarter 2008 net income was $68.6 million, compared with $34.2 million for the same period in 2007. Sales revenue for the second quarter 2008 was $180.7 million, compared to $84.3 million for the same period in 2007, …
Delta Air Lines announced a new daily nonstop flight between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Mumbai, India, starting Nov. 1, 2008. The new flight will connect the world’s largest airport with one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. Delta’s recently acquired Boeing 777-200 Long Range (LR) aircraft will make the 17-hour, 55-minute westbound nonstop flight possible.
Due to growth in turbine-engine-overhaul contracts, StandardAero, a DAE Engineering company, reported the official ground breaking of an 80,000 square foot expansion to their Winnipeg facilities to accommodate the expected engine throughputs. The expansion is timed with several large contract wins and the large volume of engine maintenance associated with those contracts. After securing agreements …
As part of Jazz’s ongoing cost-saving initiatives, and to re-assign the duties of its recently vacated position of Chief Operating Officer, the following executive reorganization has been implemented. These individuals will report to Joseph Randell and are effective immediately. Nick Careen has been appointed Senior Vice President Operations, Colin Copp has been appointed Senior Vice …