Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

Delta Reports Record September, with Increase in Traffic and Capacity

Delta Reports Record September, with Increase in Traffic and Capacity

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for September 2018. The airline carried 15.2 million passengers in the month, a record for the month of September.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 18.3 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 3.7%, up from 17.65 billion in September 2017. Domestic traffic rose 5.4%, while international traffic rose 1.1%.
Total system-wide capacity for the month also increased, up …

JetBlue Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor Up for August

JetBlue Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor Up for August

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for August 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 4.72 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.7% from 4.42 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 4.8% to 5.32 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 5.08 billion ASMs …

Southwest Reports Rise in Traffic and Capacity for August

Southwest Reports Rise in Traffic and Capacity for August

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for August 2018.
The carrier reported an increase in capacity and traffic, while its load factor fell slightly.
The airline’s total system traffic was 11.41 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 1.6% from 11.2 billion RPMs in August 2017. The company reported a total system capacity of 13.55 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 2% from 13.28 billion the previous August.
Meanwhile, Southwest’s …

Hawaiian Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic, Drop in Load Factor for August

Hawaiian Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic, Drop in Load Factor for August

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for August 2018.
The airline reported that it carried over one million passengers in August, a decrease of 0.2% the same period in 2017.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.56 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 7.6% from 1.45 billion RPMs in August 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 9.9% to 1.85 billion ASMs, or available …

United Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for August

United Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for August

United Airlines announced operational results for August 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 August was 21.99 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 7.8% from 20.34 billion RPMs in August 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 5.4% to 25.2 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

Norwegian Reports Jump in Traffic, Capacity for August

Norwegian Reports Jump in Traffic, Capacity for August

Norwegian Air announced operational results for August 2018. The Fornebu, Norway-based carrier reported it carried 3.62 million passengers for the month, a 10% year-over-year increase over the 3.28 million it reported for August 2017.
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month, measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, was up 31% over the same period in 2017, with a 33% increase in available seat kilometers, or ASKs.
Norwegian’s consolidated load factor …

Delta Reports Record Month for August

Delta Reports Record Month for August

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for August 2018. The airline carried a record 18.3 million passengers in the month, with the greatest increase coming from domestic travel.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 22.4 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 3.6%, up from 21.62 billion in August 2017. Domestic traffic rose 5.5%, while international traffic rose 0.8%.
Total system-wide capacity for the month …