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United Continental Holdings pax numbers down in Nov-2011, load factor stable

8-Dec-2011 12:22 PM

United Continental Holdings reports (07-Dec-2011) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 10.9 million, -4.8% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): -3.6%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.2%, +0.3 ppt;
    • North America: 84.4%, +1.4 ppts;
    • International: 78.6%, -1.2 ppts;
    • Atlantic: 77.3%, -0.1 ppt;
    • Pacific: 80%, -3.9 ppts;
    • Latin America: 79%, +1.8 ppts. [more – original PR]

United Continental Holdings: United and Continental's Nov-2011 combined consolidated and mainline passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased an estimated 10.5 to 11.5 percent and 9.5 to 10.5 percent, respectively, as compared to Nov-2010. United and Continental's final Oct-2011 combined consolidated year-over-year PRASM growth was 9.1 percent, slightly below the estimated range previously provided.” Source: Company statement, 07-Dec-2011.