Airline Operating and Financial Reports

Hawaiian Airlines Records Increase in Traffic, Drop in Load Factor

Hawaiian Airlines Records Increase in Traffic, Drop in Load Factor

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for February 2020.
The airline reported that it carried 856,687 passengers in February, a year-over-year decrease of 1.6% from 870,537 in the same period last year.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.34 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 6.4% from 1.26 billion RPMs in February 2018. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 13.3% to 1.68 billion ASMs, …

Aeromexico Posts Drop in Load Factory, Traffic for February

Aeromexico Posts Drop in Load Factory, Traffic for February

Aeromexico announced operational results for February 2020. The Mexico City-based carrier saw a small decrease in traffic and a decrease in capacity as well as in its load factor.
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 3.06 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, a decrease of 1.5% from 3.11 billion RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported a 1% increase …

Hawaiian Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity for January

Hawaiian Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity for January

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for January 2020.
The airline reported that it carried 963,053 passengers in January, a year-over-year increase of 0.5% from 958,548 in the same period last year.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.52 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 6.6% from 1.43 billion RPMs in January 2019. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 2.1% to 1.83 billion ASMs, …

American Airlines Profits Climb Despite Boeing 737 Max Woes

American Airlines Profits Climb Despite Boeing 737 Max Woes

American Airlines announced financial results on Thursday for the fourth quarter of 2019 and the calendar year
The world’s largest airline reported net income of $414 million for the final three months of 2019, a year-over-year increase of over 27%. Revenue rose 3.4% to $11.31 billion.
Like competitors United and Southwest airlines, American is grappling with the fallout from the 11-month grounding of the beleaguered Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The airline said …

Frankfurt Airport Records Record Passenger Traffic for 2019

Frankfurt Airport Records Record Passenger Traffic for 2019

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced traffic figures for for the year 2019.
Passenger traffic for calendar year 2019 was a record 70.5 million passengers, also a 1.5% year-over-year increase.  Passenger traffic for the final two months of the year declined for the first time since 2016.
Stefan Schulte, the airport’s executive board chairman, attributed the year-end drop to “the reduction of airline flight services for the current winter schedule,” …

Delta Profit Climbs on Lower Fuel Costs and Increased Demand

Delta Profit Climbs on Lower Fuel Costs and Increased Demand

Delta Air Lines announced financial results for the fourth quarter and financial year 2019.
The carrier reported a $4.8 billion profit for 2019, a 21% year-over-year increase from 2018. Revenue grew 6% to $47 billion last year.
The airline said it was “the best in Delta’s history operationally, financially.”
Domestic revenue grew by 7.7%, while Atlantic revenue grew by 0.8% and Pacific Revenue was down 0.5%.  Latin America revenue was up 6.7%.
The Atlanta-based airline …

JetBlue Records Increase in Traffic and Capacity for December

JetBlue Records Increase in Traffic and Capacity for December

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for December 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.6 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.7% from 4.35 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 4.4% to 5.59 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 5.35 billion ASMs in December 2018.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor …