Airline Operating Performance

Frankfurt Airport Reports Increase in Passenger Traffic for March

Frankfurt Airport Reports Increase in Passenger Traffic for March

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced traffic figures for March 2019.
Passenger traffic was approximately 5.6 million passengers for the month, a 1.4% increase from March 2018.
Frankfurt Airport also reported a 0.2% year-over-year increase in cargo tonnage for March, with 202,452 metric tons of cargo passing through the facility.
In addition, Fraport said the number of aircraft movements for the month increased by 2.1% year-over-year to 42,056 takeoffs and landings. …

Allegiant Air Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for March

Allegiant Air Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for March

Allegiant Air announced operational results for March 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity for its scheduled services were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 1.39 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 9.4% from 1.27 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
Allegiant’s capacity increased by 11.4% to 1.61 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 1.45 billion ASMs in March 2018.
Meanwhile, the …

JetBlue Traffic and Capacity Soar in March

JetBlue Traffic and Capacity Soar in March

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for March 2019. The carrier’s traffic and capacity were up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.72 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 7.9% from 4.38 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 12.6% to 5.54 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.92 billion ASMs in March 2018.
Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor …

Boeing Reports Significant Drop in First Quarter Deliveries

Boeing Reports Significant Drop in First Quarter Deliveries

Boeing announced the number of commercial aircraft deliveries for the first quarter of 2019.
The aircraft manufacturer delivered a total of 149, a year-over-year decrease of 18.5% from 184 in the same period one year earlier.
The company delivered 89 737s, a decrease of 32% from 132 in Q1 2018. In addition, it delivered 36 787 Dreamliners, an increase of 6.5% from 2018, as well as 12 767s, a 300% increase from …

Hawaiian Airlines Reports Modest Increase in Traffic and Capacity for March

Hawaiian Airlines Reports Modest Increase in Traffic and Capacity for March

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for March 2019.
The airline reported that it carried 993,000 passengers in March, a year-over-year decline of 2.5% from 1,018,741.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.439 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 0.2% from 1.436 billion RPMs in March 2018. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 0.3% to 1.67 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from 1.66 …

Aeromexico Reports Modest Increase in Traffic for March

Aeromexico Reports Modest Increase in Traffic for March

Aeromexico announced operational results for March 2019. The Mexico City-based carrier saw a decrease in traffic and capacity, while its load factor increased.
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 3.55 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 0.5% from 3.53 RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported a 2.2% decrease while the international side reported a 1.6% …

SkyWest Reports Increase in Traffic for March

SkyWest Reports Increase in Traffic for March

SkyWest Airlines announced operational results for March 2019.
The airline reported a 7.1% increase in departures to 70,685 in March 2019 from 66,016 in March 2018.
The total number of passengers carried last month was 3.67 million, a 10.5% year-over-year increase from 3.32 million in March 2018.
Total block hours, also known as aircraft hours, increased by 6.9% from 42,854 to 47,394.
Meanwhile, the airline’s passenger load factor in March increased by 1.0 percentage …