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20-Sep-2011 12:34 PM

US airlines report USD160m operating loss in 1Q2011

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (19-Sep-2011) the following airline financial highlights for the three months ended 31-Mar-2011:

  • Operating revenue: USD33,184 million, n/a year-on-year;
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      • Network: USD25,547 million;
      • LCCs: USD5789 million;
      • Regional: USD1848 million;
    • Ancillary: USD2063 million, +11.1%;
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        • Delta: USD658.6 million, +11.2%;
        • American Airlines: 277.7 million, +6.4%;
        • US Airways: USD238.5 million, +0.2%;
        • Southwest: USD212.6 million, +26.9%;
        • United Airlines: USD160.8 million, +3.4%;
  • Operating costs: USD33,345 million;
    • Network: USD25,833 million;
    • LCCs: USD5705 million;
    • Regional: USD1807 million;
  • Operating profit (loss): (USD160 million), compared to a profit of USD12 million in p-c-p;
    • Regional: USD41 million;
    • LCCs: USD84 million;
    • Network carriers: (USD285 million);
  • Passenger yield: USD 14.0 cents, +8.5%;
    • Regional: USD 16.8 cents, +2.4%;
    • Network: USD 13.9 cents, +10.3%;
    • LCCs: USD 13.7 cents, +8.7%;
  • Revenue per ASM: USD 14.8 cents, +8.0%;
    • Network: USD 15.8 cents, +8.2%;
    • Regional: USD 12.7 cents, +2.4%;
    • LCCs: USD 12.2 cents, +13.0%;
  • Costs per ASM: USD 14.9 cents, +8.8%;
    • Network: USD 15.9 cents, +8.2%;
    • Regional: USD 12.4 cents, +3.3%;
    • LCCs: USD 12.0 cents, +13.2%. [more]

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