Total passenger traffic in July 2018 increased by 7.8% compared to the same period of 2017, primarily reflecting growth in Armenia, Peru, Brazil and Argentina, with increases of 14.3%, 10.9%, 10.0% and 8.3%, respectively.
SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) last week reported 153,300 block hours in July 2018, compared to 162,400 block hours in July 2017, a decrease of 9,100 or 5.6%. The net decrease was consistent with SkyWest's fleet transition plan to improve the mix of aircraft in its fleet by adding new E175 aircraft, while reducing its 50-seat jets.
Load factor for July 2018 was 88.9 percent, an increase of 1.8 points from July 2017. JetBlues preliminary completion factor was 97.6 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 67.2 percent. JetBlue continues to expect third quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between 0.0 to 3.0 percent.
UAL's July 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 6.9 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 4.0 percent versus July 2017. UAL's July 2018 consolidated load factor increased 2.4 points compared to July 2017.
The Company flew 12.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July 2018, an increase of 2.1 percent from the 12.4 billion RPMs flown in July 2017. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 3.2 percent to 14.6 billion in July 2018, compared with July 2017 ASMs of 14.2 billion. The July 2018 load factor was 86.3 percent, compared with 87.3 percent in July 2017.
Hawaiian welcomed nearly 1.1 million guests in July 2018, a record for the month of July and an increase of 3.2 percent over the same period last year. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 5.1 percent on an increase of 5.0 percent in capacity (available seat miles). Load factor increased 0.1 points to 87.4 percent.
GOL's domestic load factor grew to 82.9%, a 0.3 p.p. increase in comparison to July 2017. GOL's domestic demand (RPK) grew by 10.0% and GOL's domestic supply (ASK) increased 9.6%, as volume of departures and number of seats increased by 4.4% and 9.2%, respectively over July 2017.
Grupo Aeromexico transported a record 2 million 86 thousand passengers in July; a 6.5% year-on-year increase. International passenger numbers increased by 5.7%, while domestic passenger numbers increased by 7.1%.
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Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today reported operating performance for July 2018. The company carried 18.3 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the company.