UK-based regional carrier Flybe has announced a combination of continued improvement in load factor, together with a reduction in available capacity as it slims down its fleet. In a trading update issued April 3, the Exeter-based airline said that in 4Q, load factors rose 6.8% to 73.5%, which it described as a strong performance for the quieter winter season. “As a result, estimated passenger revenue per seat was up by 9% to £50.84 ($71.46). Passenger numbers rose by ...

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