Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

United Airlines Q2 Profit Lower As Jet Fuel Prices Spike

United Airlines Q2 Profit Lower As Jet Fuel Prices Spike

United Airlines announced financial results for the second quarter of 2018.
The Chicago-based airline said its net income fell by 16.7% to $684 million from $821 million in the same period in 2017, despite an 8% increase in revenue.
The airline blamed the rising cost of jet fuel for the drop. It said to expect ticket prices to rise through September and also reduced its planned growth for the rest of the …

Alaska Air Reports Jump in Key Metrics for June 2018

Alaska Air Reports Jump in Key Metrics for June 2018

Alaska Air Group announced operational results for June 2018. The carrier saw a rise in traffic and capacity, as well as in its load factor for the month.
System-wide traffic for Alaska Air Group, expressed in revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, increased by 7.3% year-over-year, up to 5.05 billion RPMs compared to 4.70 billion in June of 2017.
Capacity was 5.72 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, a year-over-year increase of 6.1% …

JetBlue Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor Up in June

JetBlue Traffic, Capacity, Load Factor Up in June

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for June 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 4.39 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 7.8% from 4.08 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 5.9% to 5.06 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.78 billion ASMs …

Aeromexico Reports Jump in Traffic and Capacity for June

Aeromexico Reports Jump in Traffic and Capacity for June

Aeromexico announced operational results for June 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 3.68 billion revenue
passenger kilometers, or RPKs, an increase of 8.1% from 3.4billion RPKs in the same month last year. On the domestic side of operations, the carrier reported 1.08 million RPKs, a 0.6% increase from last year’s 1.07 …

Delta Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for June

Delta Reports Increase in Traffic and Capacity for June

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for June 2018.
The Atlanta-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 21.48 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 3% increase from 20.83 billion RPMs in June 2017. Domestic traffic rose 5.1%, from 12.45 billion RPMs to 13.08 billion RPMs, while international traffic fell to 8.37 billion RPMs, a 0.01% decline from 8.38 billion RPMs the previous June.
Total system-wide capacity for the month …

Alaska Air Reports Traffic and Capacity Increase for May

Alaska Air Reports Traffic and Capacity Increase for May

Alaska Air Group announced operational results for May 2018. The carrier saw a rise in traffic and capacity, and a drop in load factor for the month.
System-wide traffic for Alaska Air Group, expressed in revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, increased by 7.4% year-over-year, up to 4.84 billion RPMs compared to 4.50 billion in May of 2017.
Capacity was 5.66 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, a year-over-year increase of 8.8% from …

JetBlue Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for May

JetBlue Sees Increase in Traffic, Capacity, and Load Factor for May

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for May 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 4.34 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 8.9% from 3.98 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 7.6% to 5.06 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.70 billion ASMs …