For the month of December, Air Canada reported a system-wide capacity increase of 7.3% cent and a load factor of 81.6%, helping lead the airline to a record 2015. On this additional capacity, traffic increased 6%.
“I am pleased to report our highest ever load factor for the full year 2015,” said Air Canada president Calin Rovinescu. “In December, Air Canada generated greater traffic in all markets served and surpassed previous records for passengers boarded on two occasions during the month, with over 134,000 customers served on Dec. 30 and over 131,000 on Dec. 18. These strong results underscore the effectiveness of our commercial strategy that contributed to Air Canada serving more than 41 million customers in 2015, an all-time record for the airline.”