Establishment Surveys

FBoS Release No: 22 , 2018

13th February 2018


Aircraft statistics provides information on regular domestic and international operations by the local airlines. Services provided by the air transport operators include, transport of passengers or freight by air over regular routes and on regular schedules and non schedule transport.

 

1. Passenger Kilometer Performed
International Flights

Key FactsAirDec17a

  • In terms of capacity, the airlines had 1,779,156 thousand of available seat kilometers. One seat (empty or filled) flying one kilometer is an available seat kilometer.
  • The international flights utilized 80.0 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 1,779,156 thousand in the December quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the September quarter of 2017 a 0.7 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with December quarter of 2016 a 4.5 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

2. Tonne Kilometer Performed

International Flights

Key FactsAirDec17b

  • The international flights utilized 75.8 percent (load factor) of the total tonne kilometer available of 228,476 thousand in the December quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the September quarter of 2017 a 0.5 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with the December quarter of 2016 a 5.2 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Passenger Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

Key FactsAirDec17c

  • In terms of capacity, the airlines had 16,667 thousand of available seat kilometers. One seat (empty or filled) flying one kilometer is an available seat kilometer.
  • The domestic flights utilized 75.0 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 16,667 thousand in the December quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the September quarter of 2017 a 4.7 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with December quarter of 2016 a 3.2 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

 

4. Tonne Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

   Key FactsAirDec17d

  • The domestic flights utilized 66.7 percent (load factor) of the total tonne kilometer available of 1,832 thousand in the December quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the September quarter of 2017 a 13.0 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with the December quarter of 2016 a 5.1 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Annual 2017

 5. Annual Passenger Kilometer Performed

International Flights

Keys FactsAirDec17e

  • In terms of annual capacity, the airlines had 6,931,153 thousand of available seat kilometers.
  • The international flights utilized 77.5 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 6,931,153 thousand in the year 2017.
  • The total number of passengers carried by local airlines on International flights in 2017 was 1,293,382 thousand.
  • An increase of 12.1 percent compared to 1,154,158 thousand passengers carried in 2016.

 

 

 

 

6.Tonne Kilometer Performed

 International Flights

Keys Facts AirDec17f

  • Compared to 2016 the total revenue tonne-kilometer performed increased by 12.8 percent from 575,909 thousand to 649,904 thousand for international flights.
  • The total tonne-kilometer available increased by 6.4 percent from 830,890 thousand to 884,409 thousand for international flights.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Annual Passenger Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

Keys FactsAirDec17g

  • In terms of annual capacity, the airlines had 64,627 thousand of available seat kilometers.
  • The domestic flights utilized 77.1 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 64,627 thousand in the year 2017.
  • The total number of passengers carried by local airlines on Domestic flights in 2017 was 282,027 thousand.
  • An increase of 12.7 percent compared to 250,195 thousand passengers carried in 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

8. Tonne Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

Keys Facts AirDec17h

  • Compared to 2016 the total revenue tonne-kilometer performed increased by 13.4 percent from 4,153 thousand to 4,710 thousand for domestic flights.
  • The total tonne-kilometer available increased by 8.0 percent from 5,849 thousand to 6,314 thousand for domestic flights.

 

 

 

 

 

Figures provided in this release reflect the performance of the local airline industry during the reporting period. They are to be viewed from a production and capacity perspective. Production takes into account the airline seat take-up together with cargo load while capacity covers available airline seats, cargo carrying capability and distance covered.

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For further enquiries please contact Mrs. Sammi Prakash on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext: 386 242) or direct line 323 0842.

Aircraft Statistics for the March quarter of 2018 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.

 

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