Airline Operating and Financial Reports

United Airlines Reports Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor Were Up in March

United Airlines Reports Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor Were Up in March

United Airlines announced operational results for March 2018. The carrier’s consolidated traffic and capacity were up year-over-year, as was its load factor.
Total traffic for the Chicago-based airline during the month of March was 18.76 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 6.5% from 17.61 billion RPMs in March 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 3.8% to 22.47 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

Aeromexico Notes Jump in Traffic and Capacity for April

Aeromexico Notes Jump in Traffic and Capacity for April

Aeromexico announced operational results for March 2018. The Mexico City-based carrier saw a significant increase in traffic and capacity as well as load factor.
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 3.53 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 15.3% from 3.06 billion RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported a 1.5% increase from last March, while on …

Southwest Airlines Reports Increase in Traffic, Load Factor for March

Southwest Airlines Reports Increase in Traffic, Load Factor for March

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for March 2018. As in the prior two months, the carrier reported an increase in its traffic, capacity, and load factor.
The airline’s total system traffic was 11.7 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 3.7% from 11.3 billion RPMs in March 2017.
The carrier reported a total system capacity of 13.8 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 2.4% from 13.4 billion the …

Delta Sees Increase in March Traffic and Load Factor

Delta Sees Increase in March Traffic and Load Factor

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for March 2018.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 18.95 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 4.3% increase from 18.17 billion RPMs March 2017.  Domestic traffic rose 4.2%, from 11.72 billion RPMs to 12.22 billion RPMs, while international traffic increased to 6.73 billion RPMs, a 4.3% rise from 6.45 billion RPMs the previous March.
Total system-wide capacity for the month rose …

JetBlue Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for February

JetBlue Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for February

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for February 2018. The carrier said that its total traffic and capacity were up, while its load factor remained unchanged.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 3.69 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.8% from 3.46 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 6.8% to 4.7 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.18 billion ASMs in …

United Airlines Reports Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for February

United Airlines Reports Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for February

United Airlines announced operational results for February 2018. The carrier’s consolidated traffic and capacity were up year-over-year, as was its load factor.
Total traffic for the Chicago-based airline during the month of February was 14.75 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 5.7% from 13.95 billion RPMs in February 2017.  The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 3.8% to 18.87 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

Southwest Airlines Reports Record Load Factor for February

Southwest Airlines Reports Record Load Factor for February

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for February 2018. As in the prior month, the carrier reported an increase in its traffic, capacity, and load factor.
The airline’s total system traffic was 9.0 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 3.5% from 8.7 billion RPMs in February 2017.
The carrier reported a total system capacity of 11.1 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 1% from 11 billion the previous …