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6-Oct-2009 3:44 PM

US Airways passenger numbers down 4.3%

US Airways passenger numbers down 4.3% - consolidated traffic highlights:

  • Sep-2009:
    • Passenger numbers: 4.5 million, -4.3% year-on-year;
      • Domestic: 4.1 million, -5.5%;
      • Trans-Atlantic: 262,724, +12.8%;
      • Latin America: 133,175, +4.7%;
    • Load factor: 78.8%, -0.6 ppt;
      • Domestic: 79.4%, -0.5 ppt;
      • Trans-Atlantic: 78.0%, -0.7 ppt;
      • Latin America: 73.1%, +0.4 ppt;
  • Three months ended 30-Sep-2009:
    • Passenger numbers: 15.2 million, -5.9%;
      • Domestic: 13.6 million, -7.0%;
      • Trans-Atlantic: 869,430, +15.0%;
      • Latin America: 708,860, -6.1%;
    • Load factor: 83.4%, +0.2 ppt;
      • Domestic: 83.9%, +0.5 ppt;
      • Trans-Atlantic: 81.9%, -0.6 ppt;
      • Latin America: 82.3%, -0.1 ppt. [more]

US Airways: "Our September consolidated (mainline and Express) passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) decreased approximately 15 percent versus the same period last year while total revenue per available seat mile decreased approximately 14 percent on a year-over-year basis. We continue to see positive revenue trends with strong close-in bookings and improving yields,” Scott Kirby, President. Source: US Airways, 05-Oct-2009.

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