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(aeronautics) the ratio of an external load to the weight of the aircraft (measured in g)

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7 per cent to 41,276,487 from 35,687,793 at the same time a year ago, although the load factor fell 0.
It said in a statement that total load factor for last month dipped 1.
As a consequence, the domestic load factor for the month increased 2.
9 per cent fewer flights, Lufthansa and Germanwings increased the load factor of their aircraft slightly year on year by 0.
Swiss International recorded a systemwide seat load factor of 81.
5% compared to 2008, while the average load factor was 75.
Swiss International reports slightly higher seat load factor for the first nine months.
Iberia's long-haul load factor for September 2009 decreased by 3.
5-point year-over-year decline in fourth-quarter load factor to 69% and "weaker yields from increased competitive capacity along the East Coast" will contribute to a 6.
For the full year 2008 Alaska Airlines reported a load factor of 77.
Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) has released its operational performance figures for April 2008, showing a drop in load factor.
The carrier reported a February consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 76.
The airline reported a December consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 78.
The airline recorded an October consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 79.
15 billion ASKs, dropping load factor 1 point to 72.