United States

SAS scheduled traffic increased 0.8 pct in September

Friday, 6 Oct 2017 05:00am EDT 

Oct 6 (Reuters) - SAS :SAS traffic figures - september 2017.Says ‍load factor decreased by 1.4 p.u. versus last year to 76.2%.​.Says ‍scheduled traffic (RPK) increased 0.8% and capacity (ask) was up 2.7%​.Says ‍scheduled number of passengers amounted to 2.6 million in september​.Says ‍preliminary currency adjusted yield increased 1% and pask was down 1% in september 2017 versus last year​.Says ‍competition remains very intensive​.Says ‍after a summer with modest capacity growth in scandinavia, market capacity growth is expected to accelerate during autumn and winter 2017​.Says ‍in fiscal year 2017/2018, sas has an indicative plan to increase capacity (ask) by around 1-3%​.