Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

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, …

Delta Reports Jump in Traffic and Capacity for December

Delta Reports Jump in Traffic and Capacity for December

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for December 2018. The airline carried 15.3 million passengers in the month, a record for the month of December.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 17.63 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5.4 %, up from 16.73 billion in December 2017. Domestic traffic rose 7%, while international traffic rose 2.6%.
Total system-wide capacity for the month also increased, …

JetBlue Sees Rise in Traffic, Capacity for November

JetBlue Sees Rise in Traffic, Capacity for November

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for November 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 4.11 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 9.7% from 3.74 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity increased by 10.6% to 4.92 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.45 billion ASMs in …

United Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor for November

United Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor for November

United Airlines announced operational results for November 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 November was 18.23 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 7.1% from 17.02 billion RPMs in November 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 5.5% to 21.96 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

WestJet Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for November

WestJet Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for November

WestJet Airlines announced operational results for November 2018.
Passenger load factor for the Calgary-based airline for November was 81%, a year-over-year decrease of 1.4 percentage points from 82.4% in November 2017.
Passenger traffic in November was 2.13 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 3.1% from 2.07 billion RPMs in the same period last year. Capacity also rose by 4.9% year-over-year, up to 2.63 billion available seat miles, or …