Posted on: 03 June 2016 by Mark Howells
Alaska Air Group has announced May 2016 traffic figures for its regional operations – operated by subsidiary Horizon Air and third-party regional carriers, SkyWest Airlines and PenAir.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) rose to 316 million from 264 million in May 2015, a 19.7% increase. Available seat miles (ASMs) were increased by 22.5% to 397 million from 324 million last May.
These figures led to a load factor decrease of 1.9 percentage points to 79.6% from 81.5% for the respective months. The rounded figures for revenue passengers carried showed a 5.2% increase to 784,000 from May 2015’s figure of 745,000.