US Airline Down 0.7% During February 2017

US Carriers Monthly Traffic - February 2017


 

 

Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased by 0.7 percent for US airlines during February 2017 compared with February 2016. Adjusted for leap year (2016), demand increased 2.8 percent. Capacity decreased 1.3 percent (up 2.2 percent leap year adjusted) resulting in a load factor increase of 0.5 points to 79.9 percent. The value carriers group reported a 2.1 percent increase in RPMs for the month, despite the leap year impact.


 

 
February 2017 RPMs % Chg. ASMs % Chg. Load Factor
Network
Alaska 2,415,000 1.47 2,967,000 0.64 81.40
American 13,381,244 (4.10) 17,190,442 (4.63) 77.84
Delta 12,678,021 (1.55) 15,486,721 (3.48) 81.86
Hawaiian 1,142,187 4.77 1,378,097 0.01 82.88
United 8,137,634 0.89 9,944,081 0.01 81.83
Network Carriers 37,754,086 (1.60) 46,966,341 (2.84) 80.39
Value
Allegiant 817,784 4.42 1,026,229 10.12 79.69
JetBlue 3,456,625 0.06 4,182,711 0.66 82.64
Southwest 8,687,873 1.12 10,997,565 1.17 79.00
Spirit 1,733,004 10.61 2,147,968 14.89 80.68
Virgin America 825,000 2.61 1,053,000 3.44 78.35
Value Carriers 15,520,286 2.11 19,407,473 2.98 79.97
Commuters 1 (Reported By Network)
American Commuters 1,778,491 3.07 2,422,513 3.08 73.42
Delta Commuters 1,459,142 (3.16) 1,943,986 (2.72) 75.06
United Commuters 1,638,080 (8.00) 2,071,255 (7.66) 79.09
Commuters 1 4,875,713 (2.73) 6,437,754 (2.33) 75.74
Commuters 2 (Reported Independently)
Great Lakes 2,887 98.97 6,353 44.78 45.44
Horizon 271,000 0.74 346,000 (0.29) 78.32
Republic 0 #DIV/0! 0 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
SkyWest 1,896,348 (8.87) 2,432,654 (8.75) 77.95
Commuters 2 2,170,235 (7.70) 2,785,007 (7.70) 77.93
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YTD February 2017 RPMs % Chg. ASMs % Chg. Load Factor
Network
Alaska 5,052,000 3.72 6,294,000 3.59 80.27
American 28,538,504 (2.55) 36,240,194 (2.11) 78.75
Delta 26,737,091 (0.64) 33,094,541 (1.50) 82.02
Hawaiian 2,476,385 7.28 2,880,153 3.03 83.45
United 17,190,226 3.91 20,848,377 3.82 82.45
Network Carriers 79,994,206 0.10 98,948,052 (0.21) 80.84
Value
Allegiant 1,620,526 8.26 2,061,668 13.40 78.60
JetBlue 7,319,818 4.41 8,819,352 4.23 83.00
Southwest 18,040,522 2.89 23,263,003 3.78 77.55
Spirit 3,556,361 10.22 4,479,359 14.84 79.39
Virgin America 1,638,000 6.53 2,261,000 7.72 77.18
Value Carriers 32,282,227 4.46 40,884,382 5.66 78.96
Commuters 1 (Reported By Network)
American Commuters 3,657,628 5.24 5,053,720 5.67 72.37
Delta Commuters 3,038,086 (0.50) 4,095,651 (0.18) 74.18
United Commuters 3,446,814 (5.59) 4,361,940 (5.20) 79.02
Commuters 1 10,142,528 (0.37) 13,511,311 0.18 75.07
Commuters 2 (Reported Independently)
Great Lakes 5,621 87.99 13,290 44.94 42.29
Horizon 550,000 2.80 722,000 2.56 76.18
Republic 0 #DIV/0! 0 #DIV/0! #DIV/0!
SkyWest 4,261,430 (7.49) 5,102,897 (7.20) (7.20)
Commuters 2 4,799,420 (6.29) 5,838,187 (6.02) 77.26
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NOT ADJUSTED FOR LEAP YEAR. Commuter carrier traffic reported by both mainline partners and directly by commuter carrier. Some traffic results may be duplicated. Commuter 1 data as reported by mainline partners and includes all commuter partner flying. Commuter 2 data as reported directly by commuter carriers
 
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