Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

Southwest Sees Increase in July Traffic and Capacity, Drop in Load Factor

Southwest Sees Increase in July Traffic and Capacity, Drop in Load Factor

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for July 2018.
The carrier reported an increase in capacity and traffic, while its load factor fell slightly.
The airline’s total system traffic was 12.62 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, a year-over-year increase of 2.1% from 12.36 billion RPMs in July 2017. The company reported a total system capacity of 14.62 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, up 3.2% from 14.16 billion the previous July.
Meanwhile, Southwest’s …

Hawaiian Air Reports Traffic and Capacity Increase for July

Hawaiian Air Reports Traffic and Capacity Increase for July

Hawaiian Airlines announced operational results for July 2018.
The airline reported that it carried over 1.1 million passengers in July, a record for the month and a 3.2% increase over the same period in 2017.
Traffic for the Honolulu-based carrier during the month was 1.55 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 5.1% from 1.48 billion RPMs in July 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 6% …

Aeromexico Reports Record Number of Passengers for July

Aeromexico Reports Record Number of Passengers for July

Aeromexico announced operational results for July 2018. The Mexico City-based carrier saw a significant increase in traffic and capacity as well as a small increase in its load factor.
The airline’s total passenger traffic for the month was 4.17 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 6.3% from 3.9 billion RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported 1.21 million RPKs, a …

Delta Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for July

Delta Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for July

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for July 2018.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 22.6 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 4% increase from 21.3 billion RPMs in July 2017. Domestic traffic rose 6.2%, while international traffic fell by 1.8%.
Total system-wide capacity for the month rose to 25.51 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 24.66 billion ASMs, a 3.5% increase. The airline’s domestic capacity …

American Airlines Reports Lower Q2 Profits as Fuel Costs Climb

American Airlines Reports Lower Q2 Profits as Fuel Costs Climb

American Airlines Group announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018. The airline posted lower second-quarter profits citing surging fuel costs for what CEO Doug Parker called its “most challenging quarter” since its merger with US Airways five years ago.
Total revenue for the quarter was up nearly 4% to $11.64 billion compared to the same period last year.
The airline reported net income of $566 million, a 34% decline from …

Hawaiian Reports ‘Record’ Revenue for Q2 2018

Hawaiian Reports ‘Record’ Revenue for Q2 2018

Hawaiian Airlines’ parent Hawaiian Holdings announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018.
The airline reported a net income of $73 million, down $8.4 million from Q2 2017. Total revenue for the quarter was up 6.8% to $715 million, a record for a second quarter for the carrier.
“We generated more revenue and carried more guests than in any second quarter in our history by executing our plan and running a …

JetBlue Reports Q2 Pre-Tax Loss of $160 Million

JetBlue Reports Q2 Pre-Tax Loss of $160 Million

JetBlue Airways announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018.
The airline posted a pre-tax loss of $160 million, citing the impact of the holiday calendar and fuel prices that increased by 40%.
The New York-based airline reported second quarter revenue of $1.93 billion, a 5% increase from $1.84 billion in Q2 2017.
Second quarter revenue per available seat mile, or RASM, decreased by 1.2%. This included 2.5 points of negative impact …