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United Continental pax down in Dec-2011; 141.8 million pax in FY2011

10-Jan-2012 12:36 PM

United Continental Holdings reports (09-Jan-2012) the following traffic highlights:

  • Dec-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 11.6 million, -1.3% year-on-year;
    • Passenger traffic (RPMs): -0.7%;
    • Passenger load factor: 81.2%, -0.5 ppt;
      • North America: 83.3%, +0.5 ppt;
      • International: 80.2%, -2.1 ppts;
      • Atlantic: 78.1%, -3.4 ppts;
      • Pacific: 82.8%, -2.1 ppts;
      • Latin America: 79.9%, +0.7 ppt;
  • 12 months ended Dec-2011:
    • Passenger numbers: 141.8 million, -2.6%;
    • Passenger traffic (RPMs): -1.4%;
      • North America: -2.5%;
      • International: -0.4%;
      • Atlantic: -1.0%;
      • Pacific: -1.6%;
      • Latin America: +3.5%;
    • Passenger load factor: 82.2%, -1.0 ppts;
      • North America: 85.1%, +0.2 ppt;
      • International: 80.5%, -2.3 ppts;
      • Atlantic: 79.9%, -2.7 ppts;
      • Pacific: 82.1%, -2.2 ppts;
      • Latin America: 79.1%, -1.3 ppts. [more – original PR]

United Continental Holdings: United and Continental's December 2011 combined consolidated and mainline passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased an estimated 4.0 to 5.0 percent and 3.5 to 4.5 percent, respectively, as compared to December 2010.” Source: Company statement, 09-Jan-2012.