World Air Passenger Demand Grows by 6.9% YOY May

IATA Air Passenger Analysis - May 2015


 

 

 

 

Worldwide passenger traffic, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, increased by 6.9 percent in May 2015 compared with May 2014, according to the International Air Transport Association. International results were up 7.1 percent, slightly ahead of domestic growth of 6.6 percent . Carriers in the the Middle East region reported the largest growth (up 13.6 percent) followed by the Asia Pacific region. Passenger load factor for the month was 79.3 percent.


 

 

May 2015 versus May 2014

RPK ASK
Africa -2.8% -4.2%
Asia/Pacific 10.0% 7.5%
Europe 5.7% 4.4%
Latin America 5.6% 5.0%
Middle East 13.6% 19.0%
North America 3.5% 4.6%
Total Market 6.9% 6.5%
International 7.1% 6.7%
Domestic 6.6% 6.2%
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YTD 2015 versus YTD 2014

RPK ASK
Africa -1.9% -2.3%
Asia/Pacific 9.3% 7.3%
Europe 4.9% 4.1%
Latin America 6.0% 5.4%
Middle East 11.5% 14.5%
North America 3.1% 3.6%
Total Market 6.3% 5.9%
International 6.5% 6.2%
Domestic 6.1% 5.4%
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Passenger Load Factor

May 2015 4 Months 2015
Africa 65.7% 66.7%
Asia/Pacific 77.0% 78.1%
Europe 80.5% 78.9%
Latin America 79.3% 79.5%
Middle East 75.1% 77.5%
North America 84.1% 82.3%
Total Market 79.3% 79.0%
International 78.4% 78.2%
Domestic 81.0% 80.4%
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RPK: Revenue-Passenger-Kilometers; ASK: Available-Seat-Kilometers; PLF: Passenger-Load-Factor
 
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