US Airways Traffic Up 13.7 Percent For April

US Airways reported today that revenue passenger miles for April 2001 were up 13.7 percent compared to April 2000, while available seat miles for the month increased 12.4 percent. The passenger load factor for the month was 74.0 percent, an increase of 0.8 percentage points compared to April 2000.

For the first four months of 2001, revenue passenger miles were up 16.1 percent compared to the same period in 2000, while available seat miles were up 13.1 percent year-over-year. The passenger load factor for the period was 68.2 percent, an increase of 1.8 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 April were up 0.1 percent compared to April 2000, while available seat miles for the month were down 0.4 percent. The passenger load factor for the month was 59.9 percent, an increase of 0.3 percentage points compared to April 2000.


For the first four months of 2001, US Airways Express revenue passenger miles were down 2.5 percent compared to the same period in 2000, while available seat miles were down 2.0 percent. The passenger load factor for the period was 53.4 percent, a decrease of 0.3 percentage points from 2000.


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