Air transport, load factor

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Updated: Aug 20, 2021

This is the ratio of cargo or passenger capacity to actual load carried on an aircraft. Airways offer a service and not a storable product. Consequently the profitability of any particular airline is determined by the maximization of the use of available space, i.e. by the load factor ratios.

Reference: The Penguin Business Dictionary, 3rd edt.



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