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13-Mar-2012 1:10 PM

US airlines operating profit down 28% in three months to Sep-2011

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported (12-Mar-2012) the following financial highlights for US airlines for three months ended 30-Sep-2011:

  • Operating revenue: USD39,725 million, n/a year-on-year;
    • Network: USD31,150 million;
    • LCCs: USD6752 million;
    • Regional: USD1823 million;
    • Ancillary revenue: USD2381 million, +10.7%;
      • Baggage fees: USD898.2 million, -0.9%;
      • Reservation change fees: USD602.9 million, +2.1%;
  • Operating costs: USD37,043 million;
    • Network: USD28,940 million;
    • LCCs: USD6344 million;
    • Regional: USD1758 million;
    • Fuel: USD11,610 million,
      • Network: USD8720 million;
      • LCCs: USD2485 million;
      • Regional: USD405 million;
  • Operating profit (loss): USD2683 million, -28.3%;
  • Operating revenue per ASM: USD16.0 cents, +8.8%;
    • Network: USD 17.4 cents, +10.1%;
    • LCCs: USD 12.8 cents, +9.4%;
    • Regional: USD 11.2 cents, -6.7%;
  • Cost per ASM: USD 14.9 cents, +12.9%;
    • Network: USD 16.2 cents, +14.1%;
    • LCCs: USD 12.0 cents, +15.4%;
    • Regional: USD 10.8 cents, -2.7%;
  • Passenger yield: USD 14.1 cents, +7.6%;
    • Network: USD 14.2 cents, +9.2%;
    • LCCs: USD 13.7 cents, +7.9%;
    • Regional: USD 13.7 cents, -6.8%. [more - original PR]

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