Thai Airways pax down 2% to 19.4m in 2019, load factor improves to 79%

    Thai Airways reported (30-Jan-2020) the following traffic highlights:

    • Dec-2019:
      • Passengers: 1.8 million, +4.3% year-on-year;
      • Passenger load factor: 82.3%, +4.1ppts;
        • Domestic: 82.6%, +3.5ppts;
        • Regional: 82.4%, +4.4ppts;
        • Australia: 87.3%, +0.4ppt;
        • Europe: 80.7%, +4.6ppts;
      • Passenger traffic (RPKs): +6.0%;
        • Domestic: +3.8%;
        • Regional: +5.9%;
        • Australia: +9.3%;
        • Europe: +5.3%;
      • Passenger capacity (ASKs): +0.7%;
      • Cargo: 51,532 tons, -8.2%;
      • Cargo load factor: 54.1%, -4.6ppts;
      • Number of flights: 6254, -0.4%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2019:
      • Passengers: 19.4 million, -1.6%;
      • Passenger load factor: 79.4%, +1.3ppts;
        • Domestic: 79.1%, +3.8ppts;
        • Regional: 77.3%, +1.5ppts;
        • Australia: 83.9%, +2.9ppts;
        • Europe: 81.0%, +0.5ppt;
      • Passenger traffic (RPKs): -1.5%;
        • Domestic: -4.3%;
        • Regional: +1.0%;
        • Australia: -13.1%;
        • Europe: -0.2%;
      • Passenger capacity (ASKs): -3.1%;
      • Cargo: 592,422 tons, -14.4%;
      • Cargo load factor: 54.3%, -7.1ppts;
      • Number of flights: 72,442, -4.2%.