Posted on: 05 May 2010 by Mark Howells
AirTran Airways has reported traffic for April 2010, noting that the parameters of revenue passenger miles (RPMs), load factor and passengers carried were new all-time company records for the month of April.
For April, traffic grew by 8.1% to 1,636,226,000 RPMs from 1,513,088,000 last April. Capacity in available seat miles increased by 6.1% to 1,996,874,000 from April 2009’s 1,882,040,000.
The airline’s load factor for the month was 81.9%, which was 1.5 percentage points up on the 80.4% of April 2009. Meanwhile the airline carried more 2,077,400 passengers during the month, a 4.2% increase from April 2009’s 1,994,252.