Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

Delta Sees Rise in Traffic, Capacity for January

Delta Sees Rise in Traffic, Capacity for January

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for January 2019.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 16.56 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.9 %, up from 15.64 billion in January 2018. Domestic traffic rose 7.6%, while international traffic rose 3.1%.
Total system-wide capacity for the month also increased, up 5.9% to 20.79 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 19.62 billion last year. The …

Frankfurt Airport Saw Record Number of Passengers in 2018

Frankfurt Airport Saw Record Number of Passengers in 2018

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced traffic figures for December as well as for calendar year 2018.
Passenger traffic for December was approximately 4.9 million passengers, a 7.8% increase over December 2017, while passenger traffic for calendar year 2018 was a record 69.5 million passengers, also a 7.8% year-over-year increase.
The number of aircraft movements for the year increased by 7.7% year-over-year to 512,115 takeoffs and landings, while the figures …

JetBlue Traffic and Capacity Up for December

JetBlue Traffic and Capacity Up for December

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for December 2018. The carrier said that its total traffic, capacity, and load factor were all up for the month.
The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.35 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.8% from 4.08 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 8.5% to 5.35 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.93 billion ASMs in …

Hawaiian Airlines Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for December

Hawaiian Airlines Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for December

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for December 2018.
The airline reported that it carried 981,500 passengers in December, a year-over-year decline of 1.9% from 1,000,646.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.46 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 5.1% from 1.39 billion RPMs in December 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 5.6% to 1.74 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from 1.65 …

United Reports Higher Traffic and Capacity for December

United Reports Higher Traffic and Capacity for December

United Airlines announced operational results for December 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 December was 19.33 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 6.9% from 18.08 billion RPMs in December 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 6.4% to 23.37 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

Aeromexico Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor

Aeromexico Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor

Aeromexico announced operational results for December 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 3.78 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 3.1% from 3.67 RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported a 5.5% increase while the international side reported a …

Southwest Traffic and Capacity Up for November

Southwest Traffic and Capacity Up for November

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for December 2018.
The carrier reported an increase in capacity and traffic, while its load factor was down.
The airline’s total system traffic was 11.1 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 3.3% from 10.7 billion RPMs in December 2017. The company reported a total system capacity of 13.6 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 5.4% from 12.9 billion the previous December.
Meanwhile, …