Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.6% compared to October 2012, an improvement over the September increase of 5.2%. A capacity increase of 6.5% meant that load factor was virtually flat at 78.9%.
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According to Year-to-Date results (January to October) there's a +2.7% passenger traffic growth (+0.7% at EU airports and +10.2% at non-EU ones), while freight is at +0.8% and aircraft movements are still down -1.5%, when compared with the same period in 2012.