18-Nov-2011 12:10 PM

US BTS reports stable passenger numbers in Aug-2011

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (17-Nov-2011) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Aug-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 66.2 million, -0.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +0.6%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +0.3%;
  • Load factor: 85.6%, +0.3 ppt;

According to BTS, Delta Air Lines was the largest US airline, by total scheduled system enplanements in Aug-2011. The top 10 airlines are as follows:

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