airberlin: More passengers and higher capacity utilization in October
In October airberlin welcomed 3,490,259 passengers on board, i.e. an increase of 7.6 percent. At 80.3 percent, fleet capacity utilization surpassed the level of the previous year.
For the period from January to October 2010, a total of 28,798,215 passengers traveled on airberlin's flight route network (including the acquired NIKI and TUIfly routes), i.e. 3.4 percent more than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2009: 27,848,679 passengers). For the first ten months of the year, fleet capacity utilization decreased by 1.3 percentage points, i.e. from 78.3 to 77.0 percent, and accumulated capacity increased by 5.2 percent.