United Airlines Saw Increase in Traffic and Capacity in November

By Paul Riegler on 7 December 2017
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United's final 747 flight

United’s final 747 flight

United Airlines announced operational results for November 2017.

Traffic for the Chicago-based airline during the month of November was 17 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 5.1% from 16.2 billion RPMs in November 2016. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 5.1% as well, to 20.8 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from 19.8 billion ASMs last November.

Meanwhile, United’s consolidated load factor remained unchanged at 81.8%. The airline said that it experienced the fewest cancellations in a month in its history this November while setting a new record for on-time arrivals.

The company also operated its last ever Boeing 747 flight at the beginning of the month.

United reported a 7.5% rise in domestic traffic on a 6.3% increase in capacity while there was a 1.7% increase in international traffic on a 3.5% increase in international capacity.

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