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19-Jun-2017 9:10 AM

US BTS reports 3% rise in passenger numbers in Mar-2017, 84% load factor

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reported (15-Jun-2017) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic result for US airlines and on foreign carriers in 2017:

  • Passengers: 72.7 million, +3.0% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2.4%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +2.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 83.5%, -0.1ppt. [more - original PR]