AIRCRAFT STATISTICS - September 2017

FBoS Release No:77, 2017

22nd December 2017


The latest aircraft statistics contained in this release covers both domestic and international operations by 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

Airsept17aKey Facts

  • In terms of capacity, the airlines had 1,906,884 thousand of available seat kilometers. One seat (empty or filled) flying one kilometer is an available seat kilometer.
  • The international flights utilized 79.3 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 1,906,884 thousand in the September quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the June quarter of 2017 a 3.3 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor due to increase in the number of passengers travelling long distances.
  • Compared with September quarter of 2016 a 3.5 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

2. Tonne Kilometer Performed

International Flights

Key FactsAirsept17b

  • The international flights utilized 76.3 percent (load factor) of the total tonne kilometer available of 239,407 thousand in the September quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the June quarter of 2017 a 3.9 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with the September quarter of 2016 a 5.7 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

3. Passenger Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

Key FactsAirsept17c

  • In terms of capacity, the airlines had 16,480 thousand of available seat kilometers. One seat (empty or filled) flying one kilometer is an available seat kilometer.
  • The domestic flights utilized 79.7 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 16,480 thousand in the September quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the June quarter of 2017 a 6.4 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with September quarter of 2016 a 3.5 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

4. Tonne Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

   Key FactsAirsept17d

  • The domestic flights utilized 79.7 percent (load factor) of the total tonne kilometer available of 1,540 thousand in the September quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the June quarter of 2017 a 6.5 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with the September quarter of 2016 a 3.3 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

 

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Aircraft Statistics for the December quarter of 2017 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.

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