28-Jun-2013 1:17 PM

US airlines report USD438m operating profit in 1Q2013

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported (27-Jun-2013) the largest scheduled passenger airlines recorded a net loss of USD433 million in the first three months of 2013, an improvement from a loss of USD1700 million in 1Q2012. Details include:

  • Operating revenue: USD34,083 million;
    • Passenger: USD25,084 million;
    • Baggage fees: USD800 million;
    • Reservation change fess: USD685 million;
  • Operating costs: USD33,646 million;
  • Fuel: USD9600 million;
  • Operating profit: USD438 million;
  • Net profit (loss): (USD433.4 million), compared to a loss of USD1719 million in p-c-p;
  • Passenger yield: USD 14.8 cents, +0.7%;
  • Unit revenue: USD 16.3 cents, +1.2%;
  • Unit costs: USD 16.1 cents, +0.6%. [more - original PR]