The air companies operated “whole-heartedly” in August
ATOR Analytical Service announced that the total passenger traffic of the Russian air companies increased by 16.8% in August if to compare with 2010.
According to the statistics of the Russian Aviation Authorities, the growth of the number of the passengers for the international flights outside CIS countries amounted to 13.8% in comparison with August, 2010 (3 394 000 people). Just to note, August was the most productive month in number of the passengers as well as last year. If to compare with July the number of the passengers grew for 60 thousand people in August.
The indicator of the seats’ occupancy of the flights increased by 0.5% in August 2011 and amounted at the average to 88.5%. The number of the passengers of the domestic flights of the Russian air carriers has increased as well (+13.1% in comparison with 2010). However the indicator of the seats’ occupancy of the domestic flights decreased by 1.9% and amounted to 79.4%.
The total number of the transported passengers by the Russian air companies increased by 15% in August and amounted to 7 745 000 people.
The TOP 5 companies in number of the transported people from January to August 2011 remained without changes: Aeroflot, Transaero, UTair, Sibir and GTK Rossiya.