US Airways Traffic Up 7.7 Percent For May

US Airways reported today that revenue passenger miles for May 2001 were up 7.7 percent compared to May 2000, while available seat miles for the month increased 11.5 percent. The passenger load factor for the month was 70.5 percent, a decrease of 2.4 percentage points compared to May 2000.

For the first five months of 2001, revenue passenger miles were up 14.2 percent compared to the same period in 2000, while available seat miles were up 12.8 percent year-over-year. The passenger load factor for the period was 68.7 percent, an increase 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 May were up 1.3 percent compared to May 2000, while available seat miles for the month were up 1.2 percent. The passenger load factor for the month was 59.5 percent, an increase of 0.1 percentage points compared to May 2000.


For the first five months of 2001, US Airways Express revenue passenger miles were down 1.6 percent compared to the same period in 2000, while available seat miles were down 1.3 percent. The passenger load factor for the period was 54.7 percent, a decrease of 0.2 percentage points from 2000.


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