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Russian airlines carry 52.5 million passengers in 1H

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Tatjana Obrazcova
Source: ATW

Russian airlines carried 52.5 million passengers in the 2015 first half, the same number compared to the year-ago period. In July, passenger numbers grew 2.8%, continuing a trend of May and June.

First-half International traffic was down 13.8% year-over-year (YOY) to 23.257 million, according to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia. Domestic traffic grew 14.6% to 29.21 million. Passenger load factor decreased 0.5 points to 79.2%.

Also in January-July, Aeroflot carried 14.6 million passengers, up 9.8% YOY. Saint Petersburg-based Rossiya, an Aeroflot Group member, carried 2.88 million passengers, up 2.5% from the year-ago period. Transaero carried 7.5 million, up 2.7% YOY. Ural Airlines carried 2.94 million, up 4% YOY. UTaircarried 3.1 million, down 38.9% YOY. S7 Airlines carried 4.5 million, up 0.5% YOY, while Globus Airline, a member of S7 Group, carried 1.35 million passengers, up 18.6%.

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