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US BTS reports 1.6% rise in system passenger numbers in Jun-2011

16-Sep-2011 11:29 AM

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (15-Sep-2011) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Jun-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 66.1 million, +1.6% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2.1%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +2.8%;
  • Load factor: 85.5%, -0.7 ppt;

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

  • Delta: 10.5 million, +1.2%;
  • Southwest: 9.9 million, +3.8%;
  • American: 7.7 million, +0.9%;
  • US Airways: 4.7 million, +2.1%;
  • United: 4.7 million, -5%;
  • Continental: 4.1 million, +4.7%;
  • AirTran: 2.3 million, +0.3%;
  • JetBlue: 2.2 million, +7.1%;
  • Skywest: 2.0 million, -5.6%;
  • Alaska: 1.6 million, +5.5%. [more – original PR]