TAM sets Brazilian passenger record

11th Apr 2007

TAM set a record of 91 thousand passengers carried by TAM Linhas Aereas on its domestic and international flights in a single day, yesterday Monday, April 9, after the Easter holiday.Out of this total, about 82.6 thousand people traveled on domestic lines operated by the company and accounted for an 84% load factor, while the other 8.8 thousand passengers took 72% of available seats on TAM international flights, resulting in an 80% total load factor for the day.
The previous record of passengers carried in one day was reached on July 19, 2006, when 84,340 people traveled on TAM flights, slightly higher than the 84,300 people reached on February 16, on the Friday of Carnival 2007.

Last March, TAM increased its market share in domestic flights to 51.72%, the highest level in this segment reached by the company in its 30 years of history, and kept the leadership achieved 45 months ago. In the international lines segment operated by Brazilian airlines, TAM increased its market share to 62.86% in March 2007 and also continued the leadership achieved in this market since July last year.


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