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Air Arabia passenger traffic up 22% in October

Airline carried 458,316 passengers in October; seat load factor stood at 80 per cent

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 17:09 November 7, 2012
  • Gulf News

Sharjah: Air Arabia saw passenger traffic increasing by 22 per cent in October, compared to the same period a year earlier, having carried 458,316 passengers in the month. The average seat load factor [passengers as a percentage of total seats available] for the month rested at 80 per cent, registering an increase of three per cent over the figure for October 2011, the budget carrier said in a statement on Wednesday.

The airline currently operates a total fleet of 31 Airbus A320 aircraft, serving 81 routes from three hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt.

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