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US BTS reports 1.2% rise in passenger numbers in Sep-2011

9-Dec-2011 12:21 PM

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (08-Dec-2011) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Sep-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 58 million, +1.2% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +1.6%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +0.5%;
  • Load factor: 81.9%, +0.9 ppt.

According to BTS, Delta Air Lines was the largest US airline, by total scheduled system enplanements in Sep-2011. The top 10 airlines are as follows: