Tuesday, July 11, 2017 — Brussels Airlines continued to grow during the past month. In total, 848,434 passengers have chosen for a Brussels Airlines flight, 15.3% more than in June 2016.
The commercial strategy of Brussels Airlines and the balanced mix of a growing range of business and leisure destinations led to an important passenger increase in June. In total, more than 112,000 additional passengers have chosen for Brussels Airlines. The seat load factor of the flights amounted to nearly 80%.
The intra-European flight offer attracted 15.7% more guests. North America flights registered a passenger growth of 7.6%. 2.3% more passengers boarded one of the Africa flights. The new destination Mumbai also yielded very good results.
With a passenger increase of 15.3%, Brussels Airlines was one of the fastest growing European airlines of the month of June.
The Brussels Airlines freight activity, expressed in Revenue Ton Kilometre (RTK), recorded a growth of over 19 percentage points.
In addition to its scheduled flight activity, Brussels Airlines operated throughout the month of June many holiday and ad-hoc flights for tour operators. Passenger results of this activity are not included in the figures of this press release.