All SIA group airlines see improved passenger load factors, cargo load factor declines on lower traffic

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SINGAPORE (Jan 15): Singapore Airlines Group (SIA) reported a 2.6 percentage point increase in passenger load factor (PLF) for December, due primarily to improved PLF contributions across all its airlines.

In a regulatory filing of its monthly operating results on Wednesday, the group says its overall airlines’ passenger carriage grew 7.9% from the previous year, outpacing capacity growth of 4.8%.

Notably, SIA’s flagship carrier Singapore Airlines saw a 2.0 percentage point increase in PLF to an all-time high of 87.5%. Passenger carriage increased 8.7% y-o-y against capacity injection of 6.1%. PLF improved for all route regions, apart from...(click on link for full story on