US Airways Traffic Down 33.6 Percent

US Airways reported today that revenue passenger miles for October 2001 were down 33.6 percent compared to October 2000, while available seat miles for the month decreased 24.5 percent. The passenger load factor for the month was 61.7 percent, a decrease of 8.5 percentage points compared to October 2000.

Year-to-date revenue passenger miles were up 2.0 percent, compared to the same period in 2000, while available seat miles were up 3.4 percent year-over-year. The passenger load factor for the ten-month period was 69.7 percent, a decrease of 0.9 percentage points compared to 2000.


The four wholly owned subsidiaries of US Airways Group, Inc.—Allegheny Airlines, Inc.; Piedmont Airlines, Inc.; Potomac Air*; and PSA Airlines, Inc.—reported that revenue passenger miles for October were down 24.6 percent compared to October 2000, while available seat miles for the month were down 11.5 percent. The passenger load factor for the month was 50.1 percent, a decrease of 8.7 percentage points compared to October 2000.


Year-to-date, US Airways Express revenue passenger miles were down 6.5 percent compared to the same period in 2000, while available seat miles were down 3.1 percent. The passenger load factor for the period was 54.7 percent, a decrease of 2.0 percentage points from 2000.


* Service through Oct. 5, 2001

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