Air Canada Reports Unconsolidated February Traffic

Air Canada flew 0.3 per cent more revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in February 1999 than in the same month of 1998, according to preliminary traffic figures. Traffic for February 1999 was 1,554 million RPMs compared to 1,549 million RPMs for the same period in 1998.
Total capacity for the month decreased by 2.3 per cent on a year-over-year basis. Total available seat miles (ASMs) for February 1999 were 2,331 million compared to 2,385 million in February 1998.
The network passenger load factor for February 1999 was 66.7 per cent, up 1.8 percentage points from the 64.9 per cent reported in February 1998.
System cargo traffic for the month was 60 million revenue ton miles, compared with 67 million revenue ton miles in February 1998.