SAS Group grows traffic in August

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SAS Group saw a 6.9% increase in passenger traffic in August against the same month last year.

Capacity was grown by 4.5% as passenger numbers increased 4.7% to 2.34 million, resulting in a 1.8 percentage point increase in load factor to 78.8%.

At Scandinavian Airlines, traffic grew 7.1% while capacity was increased by 4.5%, resulting in a 1.9 percentage point growth in load factor to 79.5%.

Its Widerøe Norwegian regional operation saw traffic increase by 1.1% against capacity grown 4.4%. Passenger numbers grew 10.9% to 243,000 as load factor declined 1.9 percentage points to 59.4%.