Airline Operating and Financial Reports

Delta Reports Jump in Traffic, Capacity for June

Delta Reports Jump in Traffic, Capacity for June

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for June 2019.
The airline carried 18.9 million passengers in the month, a record not only for the month of June but for any month in its history.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 22.77 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 6.2% increase from 21.49 billion RPMs in June 2018. Domestic traffic rose 8%, and international traffic was up by 3.4%.
Total …

Frankfurt Airport Reports Uptick in Traffic and Aircraft Movements for May

Frankfurt Airport Reports Uptick in Traffic and Aircraft Movements for May

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced traffic figures for May 2019.
Passenger traffic was approximately 6.2 million passengers for the month, a 1.4% increase from May 2018. The company said that the figure was lower than anticipated due to strikes and weather-related issues.
Frankfurt Airport also reported a 0.6% year-over-year increase in cargo tonnage for May, with 185,701 metric tons of cargo passing through the facility.
In addition, Fraport said the …

JetBlue Posts Increase in Traffic and Capacity for May

JetBlue Posts Increase in Traffic and Capacity for May

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for May 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.59 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.7% from 4.34 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 5.4% to 5.34 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 5.06 billion ASMs in May 2018.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor …

Hawaiian Air Reports Jump in Traffic for May

Hawaiian Air Reports Jump in Traffic for May

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for May 2019.
The airline reported that it carried one million passengers in May, a year-over-year decline of 0.4% from 1.01 million.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.53 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 5.8% from 1.45 billion RPMs in May 2018. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 4.1% to 1.75 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, …

Delta Reports Record Passenger Traffic for May

Delta Reports Record Passenger Traffic for May

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for May 2019. The airline carried 18.1 million passengers, a record for the month of May.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 21.06 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 7 %, up from 19.69 billion in May 2018. Domestic traffic rose 8.3%, while international traffic rose 5.8%.
Total system-wide capacity for the month increased, up 5.3% to 24.04 …

JetBlue Posts Increase in Traffic and Capacity for April

JetBlue Posts Increase in Traffic and Capacity for April

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for April 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.59 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.6% from 4.30 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 7.4% to 5.39 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 5.02 billion ASMs in April 2018.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor …

WestJet Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor Up for April

WestJet Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor Up for April

WestJet Airlines announced operational results for April 2019.
Passenger load factor for the Calgary-based airline for April was 87.7%, a year-over-year increase of 1.7 percentage points from 86% in April 2017.
Passenger traffic in April was 2.40 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 7% from 2.24 billion RPMs in the same period last year. Capacity also rose by 4.9% year-over-year, up to 2.73 billion available seat miles, or …