AIRCRAFT STATISTICS - March 2017

FBoS Release No: 47, 2017

04th September 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

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  • In terms of capacity, the airlines had 1,583,917 thousand of available seat kilometers. One seat (empty or filled) flying one kilometer is an available seat kilometer.
  • The international flights utilized 73.9 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 1,583,917 in the March quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the December quarter of 2016 a 1.6 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with March quarter of 2016 a 1.6 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

2. Tonne Kilometer Performed

International Flights

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  • The international flights utilized 68.7 percent (load factor) of the total tonne kilometer available of 205,437 in the March quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the December quarter of 2016 a 1.9 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with the March quarter of 2016 a 1.5 percentage point decline was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

3. Passenger Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

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  • In terms of capacity, the airlines had 15,281 thousand of available seat kilometers. One seat (empty or filled) flying one kilometer is an available seat kilometer.
  • The domestic flights utilized 80.7 percent (passenger load factor) of the total seat kilometer available of 15,281 in the March quarter of 2017.
  • Compared to the December quarter of 2016 a 8.9 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with March quarter of 2016 a 16.1 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

4. Tonne Kilometer Performed

Domestic Flights

   Key Facts

  • The domestic flights utilized 80.7 percent (load factor) of the total tonne kilometer available of 1,428 in the March quarter of 2017.Airmarch17d
  • Compared to the December quarter of 2016 a 8.9 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.
  • Compared with the March quarter of 2016 a 16.1 percentage point increase was registered in the load factor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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