October 16, 2008, Moscow. - JSC Aeroflot - Russian Airlines has summed up the results for the September and nine months of 2008.
In September, 2008 the airline carried 864.1 thous. passengers (including 6.8 thous. passengers on its charter flights) and performed 2 bln 553 mln passenger-kilometres. Passenger load factor amounted to 76.2%, and commercial load reached the 62,5% mark in September.
Compared to activities in 2007, all performance indicators rose in September: carriage of passengers increased by 15.0% and passenger turnover increased by 12.5%. The amount of passenger carriage on international flights rose by 4.2%, while the amount of domestic flights increased by 37.1%.
Over the nine months of 2008, Aeroflot carried 7 mln 138 thous. passengers and performed 20 bln 791 mln passenger-kilometres. Passenger load factor amounted to 71.8%, and commercial load reached the 56.8% mark.
As compared to the indicators in 2007, over the nine months there were the following increases in the indicators: passenger carriage volume rose by 14.8% and passenger turnover rose by 10.7%.