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11-Dec-2012 1:09 PM

United Continental pax numbers down 2% in Nov-2012, PRASM down

United Continental reports (10-Dec-2012) the following traffic highlights in Nov-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 10.8 million, -1.6% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): -2.3%;
  • Passenger load factor: 81.5%, +0.3ppt;
    • North America: 83.7%, -0.7 ppt;
    • International: 79.4%, +0.8 ppt;
    • Atlantic: 75.9%, -1.4 ppts;
    • Pacific: 81.9%, +1.9 ppts;
    • Latin America: 82.2%, +3.2 ppts;
  • Oct-2012:
    • Consolidated PRASM: +0.8% year-on-year;
    • Mainline PRASM: -0.4%;
  • Nov-2012:
    • Estimated consolidated PRASM: -1.0% to -2.0%;
    • Estimated mainline PRASM: -1.5% to -2.5%. [more – original PR]

United Continental: “Superstorm Sandy reduced revenue by approximately USD50 million and reduced consolidated PRASM by approximately 2 points year-over-year in November, which is included in the PRASM estimate above.” Source: Company statement, 10-Dec-2012.

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