Flair Airlines Reports 99.5% Completion Rate in May

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Flair Airlines has reported its performance results for May. The budget airline recorded a 99.5 per cent flight completion rate for the month.

This is a strong performance as the airline enters the busy summer months. According to Flair, the completion rate for the month was the highest for airlines in Canada.

Flair Airlines: May Performance

Flair Airlines reported impressive performance results for May, highlighting a commitment to both operational efficiency and sustainability.

The Canadian budget airline boasted a near-perfect completion rate of 99.5%, leading the industry according to Flair. This strong showing positions Flair well for the busy summer travel season.

Prioritizing Completion Rates

Flair boasted an industry-leading completion rate of 99.5% in May, testifying to a continued focus on delivering reliable travel experiences for its passengers.

While on-time performance (OTP) currently sits at 71.7%, Flair acknowledges this as an area for improvement.

The airline says that it remains dedicated to becoming the number one most on-time airline in Canada.

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Strong Load Factor and Passenger Growth

Flair’s May load factor reached 91%, indicating a healthy percentage of seats filled across its network.

The airline also transported a significant number of passengers, exceeding 412,891 in May. This is nearly a 70,000 passenger increase compared to the previous month.

Focus on Sustainability

Flair continues to demonstrate its commitment to the environment. In May, the airline achieved an average CO2 emission rate of 59 grams per passenger/km. This represents an 11% reduction compared to April.

This improvement can be attributed to several factors, including a higher load factor, a modern fleet of Boeing 737 MAX passenger jets, and optimized routes focused on the Canadian market.

The carrier’s CO2 emission calculations adhere to a rigorous methodology endorsed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and are independently verified for accuracy and comparability.

This transparency empowers travelers to make informed choices that align with both their budgetary needs and environmental concerns.

A Flair Airlines Boeing 737 on the taxiway.
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By openly reporting on carbon emissions and operational efficiency metrics within these monthly reports, Flair empowers travelers to choose flights that align with their values.

“We are constantly evaluating our network to ensure maximum operational and carbon efficiency,” stated Stephen Jones, CEO and President of Flair Airlines. “This commitment is something we value greatly, and we hear the same from our customers.”

“These monthly reports are an essential part of holding ourselves accountable to our passengers and the environment,” echoed Amanda Mesluk, Senior Manager of Sustainability at Flair.

A Flair Airlines aircraft landing.
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“The data serves as a powerful tool in our sustainability toolbox, setting a strong example for other airlines in the industry.”

The airline demonstrates that budget-friendly travel can go hand-in-hand with environmental responsibility.

May’s lower CO2 emissions showcase Flair’s dedication to minimizing the carbon footprint of air travel.

Flair Airlines is a Canadian low-cost carrier offering a simple and affordable flying experience. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, it operates a fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft, connecting major cities across Canada.


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