8-Nov-2012 1:04 PM

United Continental pax numbers down 2% in Oct-2012, load factor up

United Continental reports (07-Nov-2012) the following traffic highlights in Oct-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 11.4 million, -2.4% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): -3.3%;
  • Passenger load factor: 82.9%, +0.9 ppt;
    • North America: 85.7%, +0.7 ppt;
    • International: 80.3%, +0.6 ppt;
    • Atlantic: 78.7%, -0.7 ppt;
    • Pacific: 82.5%, +1.3 ppts;
    • Latin America: 79.4%, +2.2 ppts. [more – original PR]

United Continental: “Superstorm Sandy impacted operations in October, reducing the company's revenue by approximately USD90 million and the company's profit by approximately USD35 million in the month.” Source: Company statement, 07-Nov-2012.

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