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Air Canada Saw Increase in Latin America, Caribbean Traffic in 2014

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - January 8, 2015

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By the Caribbean Journal staff

Air Canada saw a 5.7 percent increase in traffic to Latin America and the Caribbean last year, according to newly-released company data.

The company totaled 5.14 billion revenue passenger miles to the region in 2014, up from 4.87 billion in 2014.

For the year, the region posted an 84.2 percent load factory, up from 82.3 percent in 2013.

Overall, Air Canada posted an 83.4 percent load factor on all its routes globally in 2014, a record for the company.

“These strong results, for both the month and full year, underscore the effectiveness of our commercial strategy focusing on international growth and the strategic deployment of Air Canada rouge to compete more effectively in leisure markets,” said Calin Rovinescu, president and CEO of Air Canada.

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