22-Nov-2013 3:10 PM

US BTS reports stable passenger numbers in Aug-2013, load factor also stable at 86%

US Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports (21-Nov-2013) the following total system (domestic and international) traffic results for US airlines in Aug-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 67.7 million, -0.1% year-on-year;
  • Passenger traffic (RPMs): +2%;
  • Capacity (ASMs): +2.6%;
  • Passenger load factor: 86.1%, -0.4 ppt. [more – original PR]