break-even load factor

break-even load factor

The load factor, in terms of number of passengers and freight, normally expressed as a percentage of total capacity for a particular aircraft type, at which operations are commercially viable.
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7% -- well below the airline's publicly stated third-quarter break-even load factor of 72.
In addition the airline's mainline break-even load factor, excluding special items, for the period fell by 0.
Ryanair's break-even load factor was in the low 50 per cent region, he said, putting the carrier in a strong position for an expected industry downturn.