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SAS Traffic figures – June 2024

July 5, 2024 11:00

2.5 million passengers traveled with SAS during June

2.5 million passengers traveled with SAS in June, a 3 percent increase compared with the same month last year. SAS’ capacity increased by 8 percent and RPK increased by 8 percent, compared with June 2023. The flown load factor for June was 81 percent.

“We are pleased to enter the summer season with increasing passenger volumes and a strong regularity of 99.1 percent. In June, we also inaugurated a new route to Atlanta and launched a new partnership with the digital challenger bank Lunar, which means we are launching Scandinavia’s first debit card that can be used to earn EuroBonus points,” says Anko van der Werff, President & CEO of SAS.

SAS total traffic (scheduled and charter) Jun24 Change1 Nov23- Jun24 Change 1
ASK (Mill.) 4,313 7.7% 27,808 10.0%
RPK (Mill.) 3,480 8.1% 21,159 13.1%
Load factor 80,7% 0.2 pp 76.1% 2.0 pp
No. of passengers (000) 2,461 3.1% 15,454 6.7%

1 Change compared to same period last year, pp = percentage points

Geographical development, schedule Jun24           vs.          Jun23 Nov23-Jun24   vs.   Nov22-Jun23
Intercontinental -0.8% 1.9% 14.3% 10.5%
Europe/Intra-Scandinavia 22.4% 21.6% 19.2% 16.0%
Domestic -10.2% -15.6% -3.3% -6.1%
Preliminary yield and PASK Jun24 Nominal change1 FX adjusted change
Yield, SEK 1.16 -4.3% -3.8%
PASK, SEK 0.93 -3.9% -3.5%
Punctuality (departure 15 min) 78.8%
Regularity 99.1%
Change in total CO2 emissions 15.6%
Change in CO2 emissions per available seat kilometer -1.8%

RPK – Revenue passenger kilometers
ASK – Available seat kilometers
Load factor – RPK/ASK
Yield – Passenger revenues/RPK (scheduled)

PASK – Passenger revenues/ASK (scheduled)
Change in CO2 emissions per available seat kilometers – SAS passenger related carbon emissions divided with total available seat kilometers (incl non-revenue and EuroBonus tickets), rolling 12 months vs rolling 12 months previous year

From fiscal year 2020 we report change in CO2 emissions in total and per Available Seat Kilometers (ASK) to align with our overall goal to reduce our total CO2 emissions by 25% by 2025, compared to 2005.

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