Load Factor

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newratings.com  Oct 3  Comment 
LUTON (dpa-AFX) - Shares of easyJet Plc (ESYJY.PK, EZJ.L) were gaining around 5 percent in the early morning trading in London after the Low-cost airline reported Friday a strong growth in both passenger traffic and load factor for the month of...
newratings.com  Oct 2  Comment 
DUBLIN (dpa-AFX) - Irish low-cost airline Ryanair Holdings Plc. (RYA.L, RYAAY) reported Thursday that its passenger traffic and load factor for the month of September increased from last year, reflecting lower fares and improving customer...
Channel News Asia  Sep 12  Comment 
Tigerair reported 427,000 passenger bookings in August, up 1.9 per cent from a year ago, while passenger load factor increased by 4.6 percentage points year-on-year to 83.1 per cent.
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MarketWatch  Sep 9  Comment 
Shares of American Airlines fell 1.4% in premarket trade Tuesday, after the air carrier reported a decline in August load factor. Total revenue passenger miles for the month were 20.0 billion, or flat from the year-earlier period, while total...
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newratings.com  Sep 4  Comment 
LUTON (dpa-AFX) - Low-cost airline easyJet Plc (ESYJY.PK, EZJ.L) reported an increase in both passengers and load factor for the month of August 2014. During August, number of passengers, representing the number of earned seats flown, went up by...
newratings.com  Sep 3  Comment 
ATLANTA (dpa-AFX) - Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL) reported Wednesday operational results for the month of August 2014 that saw a 3.1 percent increase in traffic, a 2.7 percent rise in capacity and a 0.3 percentage point growth in load factor. The...




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Load factor is a metric used primarily in the transportation industry. A company's load factor is defined as percentage of their available seats that are filled.

Load factor = Revenue Passenger Miles (RPM) / Available Seat Miles (ASM)

Companies can determine a minimum load factor they need to meet in order to break even financially. That is, once a company meets a certain load factor the revenues from doing so will cover the costs of providing their seat capacity. If they are below this break-even load factor the company will be spending more than they are earning and will lose money.

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