Vanguard Airlines Reports February Traffic

Kansas City, MO—Vanguard Airlines, Inc. (NasdaqSC: VNGD) reported traffic for the month of February 2001 of 81.6 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs). Capacity was 125.6 million available seat miles (ASMs). February load factor was 65.0 percent.


Traffic increased 17 percent for the month from 69.8 million RPMs in February 2000. Capacity increased 19 percent from 106.0 million ASMs in February 2000. Load factor decreased 0.8 points from 65.8 percent in February 2000.


Year-to-date RPMs increased five percent to 141.7 million from 134.9 million in 2000. Year-to-date ASMs increased 25 percent to 267.5 million from 214.4 million in 2000. Year-to-date load factor decreased 9.9 points to 53.0 percent from 62.9 percent in 2000.

RPMs (000)
Feb 2001: 81,591
Feb 2000: 69,752
% Change: 17%
YTD 2001: 141,732
YTD 2000: 134,934
% Change: 5%

ASMs (000)
Feb 2001: 125,603
Feb 2000: 105,967
% Change: 19%
YTD 2001: 267,526
YTD 2000: 214,410
% Change: 25%

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Load Factor
Feb 2001: 65.0%
Feb 2000: 65.8%
% Change: (0.8) Pts.
YTD 2001: 53.0%
YTD 2000: 62.9%
% Change: (9.9) Pts.

Passengers
Feb 2001: 118,109
Feb 2000: 155,365
% Change: (24)%
YTD 2001: 206,397
YTD 2000: 299,789
% Change: (31)%

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