More passengers flying with Jat this year
Jat Airways has reported double digit passenger growth since February, and its statistics for May are no different. The Serbian national carrier handled 96.466 passengers last month, an increase of 17% compared to May 2010. The airline’s Euro-Mediterranean services saw the biggest passenger increase of 19% followed by services to Montenegro which jumped 11% on the same month last year. The airline recorded an average load factor of 70%, an increase of 12 points. While there was an 18% passenger increase in scheduled traffic, the figure is being dragged down by the underperforming charter flights which recorded a 40% decrease, although it should be noted that the airline has cut the number of its charters by 39%.
In the first 5 months of the year, Jat handled 402.894 passengers, an increase of 19% compared to the same period last year. The average cabin load factor since the start of the year stood at 63%, an increase of 7 points. You can review all the results from this year in the table below.