Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

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 …

Aeromexico Reports Increase in May Traffic

Aeromexico Reports Increase in May Traffic

Aeromexico announced operational results for May 2014.
The Mexico City-based airline’s total system traffic for the month was 2.4 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, a year-over-year increase of 25.2%, up from 1.9 billion in May 2013. Domestic traffic rose 15.9%, up to 893 million RPKs from 771 million last year, while international traffic rose 31.4%, up from 1.2 billion last year to 1.5 billion.
Total capacity for May, measured in available …

Delta Passenger Traffic Up 4.7% in May

Delta Passenger Traffic Up 4.7% in May

Delta Air Lines announced operational results for May 2104.
The Atlanta-based airline’s total system traffic for the month was 78.9 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 4.7%, up from 75.4 billion in May 2013. Domestic traffic rose 4.6%, up to 47.3 billion RPMs from 45.2 billion last year, while international traffic rose 4.8% to 31.6 billion RPMs, up from 30.2 billion during the same period last year.  …

El Al Reports Larger Operating Loss for First Quarter

El Al Reports Larger Operating Loss for First Quarter

El Al Airlines announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014.
The Israeli flag carrier reported an operating loss of $39.7 million for Q1, compared to its smaller loss of $32.5 million in the same period last year.
Total revenue for the airline was $415.4 million, a year-over-year decrease of $15.6 million from $431 million in the first quarter of 2013.
Passenger traffic was 3.823 billion revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, a …

Munich Airport Reports Highest Ever First Quarter Traffic

Munich Airport Reports Highest Ever First Quarter Traffic

Munich Airport announced performance results for the first quarter of 2014. Passenger traffic for the first quarter was approximately 8.45 million passengers, a year-over-year increase of 0.2% from 8.43 million in the first quarter of 2013.
The airport said that this figure was the highest first quarter traffic recorded to date.
Aircraft movements for Q1 also increased by 0.4% year-over-year, up to 88,070 takeoffs and landings from 87,741 in the …