Alaska's August traffic decreased 0.9 percent to 1.640 billion revenuepassenger miles (RPMs) from 1.655 billion flown a year earlier. Capacity forAugust was 2.005 billion available seat miles (ASMs), 4.1 percent lower thanthe 2.091 billion in
The passenger load factor (the percentage of available seats occupied byfare-paying passengers) for the month was 81.8 percent, compared to 79.1percent in
RPMs for the eight-month period totaled 11.486 billion, a 4.4 percentincrease from the 11.007 billion recorded a year earlier. Capacity for theeight months ended
The passenger load factor for the first eight months of 2005 was 77.1percent, compared to 73.4 percent in 2004. The airline carried 11,372,100passengers, compared to 11,015,700 in 2004.
Horizon's August traffic increased 11.9 percent to 236.3 million RPMs from211.1 million flown a year earlier. Capacity for August was 310 million ASMs,9.1 percent higher than the 284.2 million in
The passenger load factor for the month was 76.2 percent, compared to 74.3percent in
RPMs for the eight-month period totaled 1.633 billion, a 15.9 percentincrease from the 1.409 billion recorded a year earlier. Capacity for theeight months ended
The passenger load factor for the first eight months of 2005 was 72.5percent, compared to 68.6 percent in 2004. The airline carried 4,331,500passengers, compared to 3,862,800 in 2004.
Horizon's RPMs, passenger load factor and passengers are reported usingactual August operating data for flights operated as Horizon Air combined withestimated operating data for Horizon's regional jet service operated asFrontier JetExpress.
SOURCE Alaska Air Group, Inc.