Number of passengers at the previous year’s level
In November 2009, Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline company, improved its revenue per available seat kilometer (ASK) to 5.24 Eurocents, i.e. an increase of 1.7 percent over the corresponding month of the previous year (November 2008: 5.15 Eurocents). With a total of 2,150,645 passengers (including those travelling on the acquired TUIfly routes), the number of passengers transported remained at the previous year’s level (-0.1 percent). In November 2008, Air Berlin transported 2,151,873 passengers (including those travelling on the acquired TUIfly routes). Fleet capacity utilization for November 2009 decreased slightly (-0.8 percentage points) to 71.9 percent (November 2008: 72.7 percent). Capacity increased by 1.1 percent over the corresponding month of the previous year.
From January to November 2009, Air Berlin transported 25,860,813 passengers (including those travelling on the acquired TUIfly routes), i.e. 4.3 percent less than in the corresponding period of the previous year (2008: 27,016,158 passengers). This decline was offset by an accumulated capacity reduction of 2.9 percent. For the 11-month period, fleet capacity utilization decreased from 78.7 to 77.6 percent, i.e. -1.1percentage points.
|November 2009||November 2009, accumulated|
|Number of passengers||2,150,645||Number of passengers||25,860,813|
|Capacity utilization rate in %||71.9||Capacity utilization rate in %||77.6|