The SAS Group Traffic Figures August 2007
SAS Group August traffic figures
• SAS Group carried 3.7 million passengers in August, up 7.3% vs 2006.
• Total load factor improved 1.3 p.u. to 76.3%, which is the highest recorded for the SAS Group in August.
• SAS Group’s capacity increased by 6.3% in August and traffic increased 8.1% vs 2006.
Group market trends and yield development
SAS Group carried 3.7 million passengers in August, up 7.3%. On a 12 months basis the Group has carried 40.7 million passengers.
Yield for Scandinavian Airlines in July was up 3.5%. The yield is positively affected by good capacity control, active yield management and positive effects from the new commercial initiatives launched in March. In August 2007 the change in yield is expected to be broadly in line with July.
The market is categorized by good demand and the passenger volumes continue to grow. The yield environment continues to be favorable. There are still uncertainties regarding the strength of future growth as well as the competitive situation and development of jet fuel prices.For further information Please contact
VP,Head of SAS Group Investor Relations
+ 46 8 797 1451