Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

SkyWest Sees Decrease in Traffic, Capacity for May

SkyWest Sees Decrease in Traffic, Capacity for May

SkyWest Airlines announced operational results for May 2014.
The airline’s total system traffic for May was 2.733 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year decrease of 2% from 2.788 billion in May 2013.
Total capacity for the month also decreased by 4% year-over-year, down to 3.248 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 3.383 billion last year.
Meanwhile, the airline reported an increase in load factor of 1.7 percentage points, up to …

Frankfurt Airport Reports Rise in May Traffic

Frankfurt Airport Reports Rise in May Traffic

Fraport AG, the operator of Frankfurt Airport, announced airport performance results for May 2014.
The airport’s passenger traffic for the month was 5.3 million passengers, a year-over-year increase of 3.7% from May 2013.
The number of aircraft movements in May also increased by 1% year-over-year, up to 42,366 takeoffs and landings.
The airport also reported a year-over-year increase of 6.9% in cargo tonnage, with 185,626 metric tons of cargo passing through the airport …

JetBlue Reports Traffic Up for May

JetBlue Reports Traffic Up for May

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for May 2014.
The airline’s total traffic in May was 3.199 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 7% from 2.990 billion RPMs in May 2013.
Capacity for the month was 3.756 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, an increase of 7% from 3.512 billion last year.
Passenger load factor for May also increased, up 0.1 percentage points to 85.2% from 85.1% in the same …

United Traffic Up in May

United Traffic Up in May

United Airlines announced operational results for May 2014.  The airline’s consolidated traffic, capacity, and load factor all increased for the month compared to last year’s numbers.
Total system traffic was 18.163 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, an increase of 1.2% from 17.939 billion in May 2013.  Meanwhile, total capacity increased by 0.2% to 21.296 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 21.249 billion last year.
The airline’s total load factor was …

Virgin America Reports Drop in Traffic, Capacity for May

Virgin America Reports Drop in Traffic, Capacity for May

Virgin America announced operational results for May 2014.
Total traffic for May was 901 million revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year decrease of 0.6% from 907 million in May 2013.
Total capacity for the month was 1.067 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, a year-over-year decrease of 2.5% from 1.094 billion last year.
Meanwhile, the airline’s load factor for May increased by 1.6 percentage points, to 84.5% from 82.9% in the same …

American Airlines Sees Increase in May Traffic

American Airlines Sees Increase in May Traffic

American Airlines announced operational results for May 2014. The Fort Worth-based company operates both American Airlines and US Airways, and was formed by the merger of AMR Corp. and US Airways Group in December 2013.
The airline only released consolidated results and did not break down reporting between American Airlines and US Airways. May is the fifth full month in which the two airlines operated under one corporate umbrella following the …

Southwest Traffic, Load Factor Up for May

Southwest Traffic, Load Factor Up for May

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for May 2014. The airline’s system traffic and load factor for the month both increased, while its capacity was slightly down from the same period last year.
System traffic for May 2014 was 9.40 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, up 0.6% from 9.35 billion revenue passenger miles in May 2013.
Southwest’s capacity however, decreased, down 1.5% to 11.24 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 11.41 …