U.S. air passenger revenue rose 13 percent in February, marking the 14th consecutive month of revenue growth, according to a report by the Air Transport Association of America.
Airline tickets sold by U.S.-based agencies increased 11.22 percent year-over-year for the first two months of current year, and a 26 percent increase over the same period in 2009, according to a new report.
Passenger and freight air traffic grew substantially in 2010 as positive economic prospects worldwide overshadowed the depressed levels of 2009 caused by the global financial crisis, according to United Nations report.
Southwest Airlines on Wednesday announced that the carrier flew 6.5 billion revenue passenger miles in November 2010, a 10.7 percent increase from the 5.9 billion RPMs flown in November 2009.
AMR Corp. on Friday reported that American Airlines’ November traffic rose 4.3% to 9.90 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs from 9.49 billion RPMs in the previous year.
Europe’s third largest airline on Friday reported that system traffic in November 2010 increased 3.5 percent compared to November 2009, as routes to the Asia Pacific region excelled with 11.5% more customers.
The IATA on Tuesday reported that international passenger traffic rose 10.5 percent year on year, while freight was up 14.8 percent.
Southwest Airlines Co. on Wednesday reported a 2.1 percentage points increase in load factor for the month of August, with a 6.4% rise in traffic compared to the same month last year.
Hawaiian Airlines on Tuesday said its August traffic rose 14.3% to 840.09 million revenue passenger miles from 734.76 million RPMs in August 2009.