Revenue Passenger Miles improve 38.3%
TORONTO, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines' passenger statistics for November 2010 produced a load factor of 54 per cent, based on 98.3 million ASMs (Available Seat Miles) and 53.1 million RPMs (Revenue Passenger Miles). This represents a 4.6 point load factor increase from 49.4 per cent in November 2009. ASMs grew 26.5 per cent from 77.7 million and RPMs increased 38.3 per cent from 38.4 million over the same period.
"Porter is progressively building market presence in 2010," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "As the year draws to a close, revenue metrics are strong and we will post record numbers in many categories."
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Porter had an industry-leading break-even load factor of 49% in 2009.
About Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines is Canada's third-largest scheduled carrier, based at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® by Skytrax, committed to offering speed, convenience and service as part of a premium travel experience. A refined journey begins on the ground with comfortable airport lounges and service-oriented team members. The experience continues seamlessly in the air with spacious interiors and well-appointed crew. Passengers enjoy complimentary services, including free in-flight wine, beer and premium snacks, all aboard modern aircraft.
The airline currently serves Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston (Logan), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que. and Myrtle Beach, SC.
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