Alaska July Capacity, Traffic, and Load Factor Inch Up

By Jesse Sokolow on 9 August 2017
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IMG_8937 (2)Alaska Air Group announced operational results for July 2017.

The carrier saw a rise in traffic and capacity, as well as load factor for the month.

System-wide traffic for Alaska Air Group, expressed in revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, increased by 6.6% year-over-year, up to 4.86 billion RPMs 4.56 billion in July of 2016.

Capacity was 5.59 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.4% from 5.25 billion ASMs.

System-wide load factor for the month was 87%, a 0.2 percentage point increase from 86.8% in July 2016.

The figures include flights operated by Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, which the carrier acquired last December, as well as Horizon Air and those operated under third-party capacity purchase agreements.

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