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18-Oct-2010 12:48 PM

US BTS reports 0.4% rise in system-wide pax traffic in Jul-2010

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (15-Oct-2010) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Jul-2010:

  • Passenger numbers: 68.4 million, +0.4% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2.6%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +2.1%;
  • Load factor: 86.9%, +0.5 ppts
  • Flights: 850,500, -1.9%.

According to BTS, Delta remained the largest US airline, by total scheduled system enplanements in Jul-2010. The top 10 airlines are as follows:

  • Delta: 10.8 million, +63.8% year-on-year;
  • Southwest: 10 million, +4.7%;
  • American: 8.1 million, -1.2%;
  • United: 5.1 million, -6.6%;
  • US Airways: 4.7 million, -0.1%:
  • Continental: 4.2 million, -3.4%;
  • AirTran: 2.4 million, -0.3%;
  • JetBlue: 2.4 million, +7.7%;
  • SkyWest: 2.3 million, +11.8%;
  • ExpressJet: 1.6 million, +19.9%.

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) stated (15-Oct-2010) Southwest Airlines remained the largest US airline in Jul-2010, ranked by domestic scheduled enplanements. Details include:

  • Southwest: 10 million, +4.7% year-on-year;
  • Delta: 8.6 million, +63.4%;
  • American: 6.0 million, -3.5%;
  • United: 4.0 million, -8.6%;
  • US Airways: 4.0 million, -1.2%;
  • Continental: 2.8 million, -8%;
  • AirTran: 2.4 million, -1.6%;
  • SkyWest: 2.1 million, +10.2%;
  • JetBlue: 2.0 million, +4.2%;
  • Alaska: 1.5 million, +7%.

Delta was the largest US airline, ranked by international scheduled enplanements. Details include:

  • Delta: 2.3 million, +65.4% year-on-year;
  • American: 2.0 million, +6.3%;
  • Continental: 1.4 million, +7.7%;
  • United: 1.0 million, +2.1%;
  • US Airways: 687,200, +6.6%;
  • JetBlue: 347,000, +34.2%;
  • ExpressJet: 178,200, -5%;
  • Skywest: 168,800, +36.5%;
  • Spirit: 138,600, +0.8%;
  • Executive: 124,800, +8.8%. [more]

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