Aer Lingus has announced traffic statistics for November 2011. Total booked passenger numbers, including Aer Lingus Regional operations, increased by 8.8% in November, which represents a continuation of the positive trend in Aer Lingus’s recent results.
Total booked passenger numbers in November 2011 were 699,000, an increase of 7.0% compared to November 2010. Short-haul booked passengers were 624,000, an increase of 7.4%, while long-haul booked passengers were 75,000, an increase of 4.2%.
The airline’s booked load factor in November 2011 increased by 3.1 points on November 2010 to 75.4%. Short-haul booked load factor was 75.6%, an increase of 3.0 points, with capacity increasing by 4.0% on November 2010. Long-haul booked load factor was 75.0%, an increase of 3.1 points, with capacity in line with November 2010.
Aer Lingus Regional’s total booked passenger numbers in November 2011 were 69,000, an increase of 30.2% compared to November 2010.