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US BTS reports 2% rise in passenger numbers in May-2013, 84% load factor

23-Aug-2013 12:36 PM

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (22-Aug-2013) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in May-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 64.8 million, +1.7% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2.6%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +1.7%;
  • Passenger load factor: 84.2%, +0.6 ppt. [more – original PR]