Airline and Hotel Operating and Financial Reports

JetBlue Prasm Up in January

JetBlue Prasm Up in January

JetBlue Airways announced operational results for January 2014.
System traffic for the airline was 2.784 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a 0.1% year-over-year decrease.  Capacity, expressed in available seat miles, or ASMs, was 3.365 billion ASMs, a 1.4% decrease from January 2013.
JetBlue’s load factor increased by 1.1 percentage points year-over-year, up to 82.8%.
The airline projects that passenger revenue per available seat mile, or Prasm, a key measure of an airline’s …

United Airlines Reports Decline in January Traffic

United Airlines Reports Decline in January Traffic

United Airlines announced operating results for January 2014.  The Chicago-based carrier said that its traffic in January 2014 decreased 1.6% year-over-year, while its capacity also decreased, by 2.8%.
Total system traffic for the month decreased to 15.228 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, down from 15.470 billion RPMs in January 2013.  Consolidated capacity for January, expressed in available seat miles or ASMs, was 18.822 billion, a 2.8% decrease from the airline’s …

American Airlines Group Traffic, Capacity Up in January

American Airlines Group Traffic, Capacity Up in January

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

Air Canada Sees Traffic Increase for January

Air Canada Sees Traffic Increase for January

Air Canda announced its operating results for January 2014.  The airline saw a year-over-year increase in traffic and capacity for January 2014.  The airline also saw an increase in load factor year-over-year.
Total system traffic for the month increased by 3.7%, up to 4.530 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, from last year’s 4.368 billion.
The airline’s capacity increased 3.0% to 5.664 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from last year’s number …

Aeromexico Traffic Up for January

Aeromexico Traffic Up for January

Aeromexico announced its operating results for January 2014.  The Mexico City-based carrier said that its total traffic for last month increased 21.6% year-over-year, while its total capacity increased by 13.6%.
Domestically, the airline saw 862 million revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs, in system traffic, up from January of 2013’s 731 million RPKs, a 17.9% increase.  Internationally, Aeromexico experienced a 23.6% increase in system traffic, up to 1.605 billion from last year’s …

Southwest Passenger Traffic Up for January

Southwest Passenger Traffic Up for January

Southwest Airlines announced operational results for January 2014.  The airline’s planes were fuller for the month, with a decrease in capacity and an increased load factor.
The Dallas-based airline said that capacity dropped 2.6% to 9.7 billion available seat miles from 10 billion in January 2013.
Southwest’s system traffic, expressed in revenue passenger miles or RPMs, was 7.4 billion, a 2.2% increase from the same period in 2013.
The airline estimates that passenger …

Alaska Airlines Reports January Traffic Up, Load Factor Down

Alaska Airlines Reports January Traffic Up, Load Factor Down

Alaska Air Group announced operational results for January for Alaska Airlines as well as for Horizon Air.
Alaska Airlines reported 2.515 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, for January, a 3.3% increase over last year’s 2.435 billion.  Horizon Air reported 228 million ASMs, up 3.6% from last year’s 220 million.  Together, the two airlines had 2.807 billion ASMs, a 3.9% increase.
Alaska Airlines’ system traffic, expressed in revenue passenger miles or RPMs, …