Porter Airlines releases November statistics

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines reported a 54.5 per cent load factor for November. This is a decrease from last year of 11.4 points.

Figures for the month show 126.5 million Available Seat Miles (ASMs) and 68.9 million Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs). ASMs grew 6.7 per cent from 118.6 million and RPMs decreased 11.9 per cent from 78.2 million last year.

"We are encouraged to see passenger yield improve significantly from recent months," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Advance bookings for December are tracking well compared to last year, and the entire winter season has strong early trends."

Traffic report

  2012 2011 Change
RPMs (millions) 68.9 78.2 -11.9%
ASMs (millions) 126.5 118.6 +6.7%
Load factor 54.5% 65.9% -11.4 pts
RPMs (millions) 836.4 726.5 +15.1%
ASMs (millions) 1,354.3 1,181.0 +14.7%
Load factor 61.8% 61.5% +0.3 pts

About Porter Airlines

Founded in 2006, Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® by Skytrax, and rated second in the world in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards Top Small Airlines category. 

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles) and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Burlington, Vt.

Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.


SOURCE: Porter Airlines Inc.

For further information:

Media contact:
Brad Cicero
Porter Airlines
(416) 619-8593


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