7 January 2014
For the month of December 2013, Air Canada reported a record system load factor of 82.7 per cent, versus 82.1 per cent in December 2012, an increase of 0.6 percentage points.
System traffic increased 4.8 per cent on a system-wide capacity increase of 4.0 per cent. For the full year 2013, load factor was a record 82.8 per cent, versus 82.7 per cent, an increase of 0.1 percentage points.
Air Canada reported traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge, which began operations on July 1, 2013, and regional airlines from which Air Canada purchases capacity.
“For both the month of December and full year 2013, Air Canada achieved record load factors of 82.7 and 82.8 per cent, respectively,” said Calin Rovinescu, president and chief executive officer.
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