Third quarter revenue per available seat mile
(RASM) is expected to increase approximately 0.9 percent year-over-year.
Passenger revenue per available seat mile
reduced by an estimated 2.5 to 3.5 percent compared to the same period last year.
On a combined basis, which includes Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir, revenue passenger miles rose by 5.9% and available seat miles
increased by 1.3% in January 2012 which led to a load factor increase of 3.5 percentage points to 82.6% in the first month of 2012 compared to 79.1% in the first month of the previous year.
The company president, Scott Kirby, said, 'Our July consolidated (mainline and Express) passenger revenue per available seat mile
(PRASM) increased approximately 16 percent versus the same period last year while total revenue per available seat mile
increased approximately 17 percent on a year-over-year basis.
Capacity grew 9.2 per cent to 110.92 billion available seat miles
from 101.62 billion, while occupancy improved to 80.7 per cent from 78.9 per cent.
Capacity rose to 5,016 million available seat miles
from 4,992 million a year earlier.
The delays and cancellation of over 2,000 flights due to the company's technology outage on July 20, 2016 resulted in an approximate 0.5 point unfavorable year-over-year impact to third quarter 2016 operating revenue per available seat mile
17.6% to 516,848 is the growth in traffic for the month of August while capacity measured as Available Seat Miles
or ASMs was 570,356, up 19.8% from last year.
Over the full year of 2011 the carrier reported a load factor drop of 1.2 percentage points to 84.3% based on a revenue passenger miles increase of 17.0% and available seat miles
rising by 18.6% compared to 2010.
Capacity decreased 8.5 percent compared to 2003 to 1.2 billion ASMs (available seat miles
), causing ATA's September jet scheduled service passenger load factor to increase 8.5 points to 70.7 percent.
San Francisco-based low-cost carrier Virgin America said that its October 2013 traffic (revenue passenger miles) rose 1.9% on capacity (available seat miles
) that was 2.2% higher than in October 2012.
Alaska Air Lines' revenue passenger miles rose by 6.2% and available seat miles
increased by 4.0% in December 2011 compared to the same month of 2010.