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US BTS reports 1% drop in pax numbers in Apr-2013, load factor down 1 ppt

24-Jul-2013 12:10 PM

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (23-Jul-2013) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Apr-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 61 million, -0.9% year-on-year;’
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): stable;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +1.2%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.6%, -1.0 ppts. [more – original PR]