Consolidated passenger traffic (RPKs) increased 13.5% compared to January 2018 on a capacity increase (ASKs) of 15.9% resulting in a load factor of 83.5%, decrease of 1.9 p.p. compared to the same period in 2018.
ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express regional carrier, announced Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) as the first flight crew base for its new Embraer E175 fleet.”
Hawaiian welcomed more than 958,000 guests in January 2019, a decrease of 1.5 percent over the same period last year. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 4.8 percent on an increase of 4.6 percent in capacity (available seat miles). Load factor increased 0.2 points to 84.3 percent.
United Airlines today announced the next step in its commitment to making more customers more comfortable by adding more than 1,600 United Polaris® business class and United First seats to nearly 250 international and domestic aircraft.
GoJet announced that United Airlines has selected it to fly Bombardier's new model aircraft, the CRJ550. GoJet and United Airlines have executed a letter of agreement for a deal to operate these aircraft for 10 years, subject to agreement on final terms and conditions.
Next-generation fuel efficient Embraer E2 and A320neo aircraft to replace Embraer E-195s
New United Club now open in Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport – New United Club locations opening later this year in Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and New York's La Guardia Airport
Aerion's AS2 will be the first supersonic business jet to market – Boeing to provide financial, engineering and industrial resources
GOL's domestic supply (ASK) increased by 3.3% and demand (RPK) increased by 3.9%. GOL's domestic load factor was 84.6%, a 0.5 p.p. increase in comparison to January 2018. The volume of departures decreased by 1.1% and seats increased by 3.7% over January 2018.
During January 2019 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 10.2% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in January 2019 increased 12.1% year over year, reaching 1.6 billion.