During the month of June, the Company gained 32, 2% of the market share, creating a new record for Spanair and consolidating the airline as the chosen alternative by the Spanish air transport users.
Madrid, the 14th of August 2006,- During June this year, Spanair has flown a total of 135.285 passengers on its Barcelona - Madrid route, resulting in a growth of 14% compared to June 2005, and superior to that of 4% reached by the Aviation sector.
The Company has increased its capacity by 12%, and its load factor by 2.2 percentage points, reaching 75,1% with respect to last year.
The highest load factor figures, were registered on Fridays, at 81,6%, resulting in an average of 4.500 flown passengers per day. On the other hand, this average increases to 5.200 per day, when you take into account the passengers flown on week days, from Monday to Friday.
"We are very satisfied with the significant number of passengers that have flown on our Barcelona - Madrid route, during the month of June this year, resulting in a market share for Spanair of 32,2%, the highest registered on this route", states Lars Nygaard, CEO of Spanair, also adding, "Not forgetting the 135.285 users that have chosen us, endorsing our product as a good option for quality and service".
Spanair currently operates more than 46 daily flights, from Monday to Friday, on the Barcelona - Madrid route, one of the busiest routes, in terms of air traffic, in the world. In 2005, more than 1.200.000 passengers confided in the airline to fly between these two cities.
Spanair was founded in 1986 and offers more than 600 daily flights, operated with a fleet of 64 aircraft and in code share with its partners, to 150 destinations. Since April 2003, Spanair is a member of Star Alliance, the biggest and most prestigious airline network in the world.
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