Posted on: 09 July 2015 by Ross McSweeny
United Airlines has reported traffic results for its regional operations carried out during June 2015 and the first half of the calendar year (1H15) by its subsidiaries and partner airlines.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) totalled 2,168,354,000 compared with 2,356,117,000 in June 2014, an 8.0% decrease. Available seat miles (ASMs) also went down by 8.0% to 2,536,352,000 from 2,757,130,000. These figures meant no change in the load factor from year to year, the figure remaining at 85.5%. The rounded number of passengers carried during June 2015 was 3,848,000, a decrease of 6.9% on the 4,131,000 carried last June.
In 1H15, RPMs fell by 4.9% to 12,214,565,000 from 12,844,961,000 in 1H14. ASMs were cut by 4.3% to 14,780,346,000 from 15,440,444,000 for the respective periods. The load factor thus dropped slightly – by 0.6 pp – to 82.6% in 1H15 from 1H14’s figure of 83.2%. The rounded number of passengers carried during 1H15 was 21,517,000, a decrease of 5.0% on the 22,656,000 carried in 1H14.