Tuesday, 30 October 2012

AirAsia records 77pc load factor in Q3

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd today announced that Malaysia AirAsia recorded strong load factor of 77 per cent in the third quarter of 2012.

The low cost airline said Malaysia AirAsia's capacity increased by 10 per cent year-on-year as part of its strategy to increase frequencies on trunk routes during the holiday period.

In a statement today, it said Malaysia AirAsia was operating 59 aircraft as at the end of the reviewed quarter.

The company also reported that Thai AirAsia posted high load factor of 82 per cent in the period with approximately 2.0 million passengers carried.

It attributed strong tourism as a factor for the high growth.

It said Indonesia AirAsia also posted high load factor of 78 per cent with the peak Ramadhan holiday time during the reviewed period as a factor.--BERNAMA

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