24-May-2012 12:19 PM

US BTS reports 6.1% rise in passenger numbers in Feb-2012. Load factor strengthens slightly

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (23-May-2012) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Feb-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 53.1 million, +6.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +5.5%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +4.4%;
  • Passenger load factor: 76.7%, +0.9 ppt. [more – original PR]