Over 1.5 million passengers flew with Austrian
Airlines in July 2019, an increase of 5.7 percent on
the same month last year.
European flight traffic made a
strong contribution to this result, with a growth of 6.8 percent.
Available seat kilometers (ASK)
reached the same level as in 2018 while revenue passenger
kilometers (RPK) climbed 1.4 percent.
The passenger load factor equaled 86.6 percent
on average in July 2019, an increase of 1.2 percentage points
compared to July 2018, while the number of flights operated by
Austrian Airlines increased by 5.6 percent to 13,491.
"Despite the current competitive situation in
Vienna, we were able to increase the number of passengers on our
European routes in particular," said Andreas Otto, Member of the
Management Board and CCO of Austrian Airlines. "This shows that
more and more passengers are opting for our quality and service."
Austrian Airlines transported about 8.3 million
passengers from January to July 2019, comprising a
rise of 5.9 percent on the previous year. ASKs were up 4.2 percent
while RPKs climbed 7.0 percent. The passenger load factor amounted
to 79.5 percent, an increase of 2.0 percentage points while the
number of flights operated by Austrian Airlines was up 3.7 percent
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