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Air Traffic Data for February 2011

Commercial Airline Statistics

The commercial passenger figures for February 2011 were as follows:

Month20112010Increase/Decrease% Increase/Decrease
February407237732998%

In February 2011 passenger figures were 4,072 having increased by 8% (299 pax) compared with February 2010 at 3,773.

Aurigny's total numbers of passengers for February 2011 were as follows;

In February 2011 passenger figures increased by 8% (243 pax), this is due to the following; Aurigny's Southampton route increased by 5% (69 pax) and their Guernsey route by 10% (174 pax).

Aurigny

February2011 Total2010 TotalIncrease/Decrease% Increase/Decrease
TOTAL336831252438%
SOU13751306695%
GSY1993181917410%

Malcolm Coupar of Aurigny said "After a year (2010) described as one of the worst in living memory in our industry, in which Aurigny's passenger volumes to and from Alderney dropped by just 1%, I am delighted to report a second consecutive month of growth. Southampton volumes were up 5% and Guernsey volumes up 10%, and we hope that this will set the trend for the rest of the year."

Blue Islands' total numbers of passengers for February 2011 were as follows;

In February 2011, passenger figures increased by 9% (56 pax).

Blue Islands

February   2011 Total2010 Total Increase/Decrease% Increase/Decrease
TOTAL704 648 569%
GSY704  648569%


Private Aviation

The private aviation figures for February 2011 were as follows;

Private Aircraft

February    2011 Total2010 Total Increase/Decrease% Increase/Decrease
TOTAL PLANES 272528%

Crew

February 2011 Total2010 TotalIncrease/Decrease% Increase/Decrease
TOTAL CREW6860813%

In February 2011, 27 private aircraft visited Alderney, an increase of 8% (2 planes) when compared with February 2010 which received 25. The number of crew thus, increased by 13% (8 pax) in February 2011, from 60 in 2010.

Alderney Airport Manager Keith Webster "A largely flat set of statistics for February which have little relevance given the small numbers involved. However, given the current financial situation, any gain, no matter how small, has got to be good."

Year to date to end of February 2011

Transport Type    2011 Total 2010 TotalIncrease/Decrease% Increase/Decrease
Commercial Airlines
Total Pax Travelled7,715 7,03967610%
Aurigny total6,586 5,855 73112%
Southampton2,685 2,4752108%
Guernsey3,9013,380 52115%
Blue Islands total1,129 1,184-55-5%
Guernsey1,129 1,184-55-5%
Private Aviation
Aircraft494637%
Crew1241022222%