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6-Aug-2009 2:28 PM

US Airways pax numbers down 6.3% in Jul-2009

US Airways passenger numbers down 6.3% - consolidated traffic highlights in Jul-2009:

  • Passenger numbers: 5.4 million, -6.3% year-on-year;
    • Mainline: 4.7 million, -7.6%;
    • Express: 756,790, +2.9%;
    • Domestic: 4.8 million, -7.1%;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 296,303, +13.0%;
    • Latin America: 295,484, -9.2%;
  • Load factor: 85.9%, +1.3 ppt;
    • Mainline: 86.4%, +1.3 ppt;
    • Express: 73.1%, +2.1 ppts;
    • Domestic: 86.7%, +2.2 ppts;
    • Trans-Atlantic: 83.4%, -1.3 ppt;
    • Latin America: 84.6%, -0.8 ppt.

US Airways: "Our July consolidated (mainline and Express) passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) decreased approximately 15% versus the same period last year, while total revenue per available seat mile decreased approximately 12% on a year-over-year basis. We finished July with strong close-in bookings and remain cautiously optimistic about the demand environment as we enter the fall season,” Scott Kirby, President. Source: US Airways, 05-Aug-2009.

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