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rpm

(mechanics)

rpm

Abbr. for “revolutions per minute.”

RPM

(operating system, tool)
A Unix package-management system that helps installation of software packages; similar to an install program.

rpm

(2)
rotation per minute

RPM

(1) (Revolutions Per Minute) With electric and electronics devices, RPM measures the rotational speed of the motor's spindle. Floppy disks rotate at 300 RPM, while hard disks rotate from 3,000 to 15,000 RPM. CD and DVD platters typically rotate in the range of 2,000-5,000 RPM.

(2) (Revenue Per Thousand) The amount of advertising revenue a website receives for ads on every one thousand page views that it delivers to the public. RPM includes all the ads on the page whether paid by click-throughs or impressions paid in bulk. See pay-per-click, click-through rate, CPA, CPL, CPM and eCPM.

(3) (Remote Patient Monitoring) Analyzing a person's health in the home. It includes stand-alone devices such as blood pressure and glucose monitors, as well as wireless devices that use the patient's home network to keep physicians informed in real time. See healthcare IT.

(4) (Remote Print Manager) Software from Brooks Internet Software, Inc. (www.brooksnet.com) that prints output from IBM mainframes (IBM Z), AS/400s (System i) and Unix, Linux and OpenVMS computers on printers connected to Windows machines via the LPD protocol. It turns a Windows PC into an LPD print server and also transforms output previously destined for wide, green and white striped computer paper to page-sized documents. See LPD.
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Alaska Airline reported a revenue passenger mile increase of 10.4% on an available seat mile increase of 7.2%.
Horizon Air reported a 13.4% drop in revenue passenger miles and a 13.1% fall in available seat miles in the fourth month of 2012 compared to April last year.
Horizon Air reported a 23.0% decrease in revenue passenger miles and a 22.4% drop in available seat miles which led to a load factor decrease of 0.7 percentage points to 80.9% in July 2011 compared to the same month of 2010.
(NYSE: LUV) has reported it flew 11.7 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in May 2018, an increase of 4.2 percent from the 11.2 billion RPMs flown in May 2017, the company said.
Horizon Air reported revenue passenger miles fell by 24.5% and available seat miles dropped by 23.2% which lead to a load factor decrease of 1.3 percentage points to 77.8% compared to 79.1% in June last year.
Passengers, revenue passenger miles, and available seat miles for scheduled service increased 16.8%, 12.5%, and 15.85, respectively, for January 2017 compared to January 2016.
Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) today announced that in March 2011 it flew 7.3bn revenue passenger miles and increased its load factor.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 12, 2016-WestJet reports September 2016 revenue passenger miles of 1.887bn
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 8, 2016-Southwest Airlines reports 10.7bn revenue passenger miles in August 2016
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 11, 2015-United revenue passenger miles up 3.6% YoY
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 10, 2015-United revenue passenger miles up 1.3%
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 10, 2015-Southwest Airlines flies 8.5% more revenue passenger miles in May 2015 YoY