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 US MAJOR CARRIERS  System traffic *--January July 2003                              Passengers   03/02 Airline              Rank     (000)      % chg.  Alaska                 9        8,603      4.86 American               1       52,395     -5.54 American Eagle        10        7,271      3.65 America West           8       11,744      4.91 ATA Airlines          11        5,954     10.57 Continental            7       22,837     -4.71 Delta                  2       49,260     -7.24 FedEx                 --           --        -- Northwest              5       29,724     -0.52 Southwest              3       43,777      2.80 United                 4       37,346     -5.03 UPS                   --           --        -- US Airways             6       24,200    -17.12  Total all carriers            293,110     -4.00                                 RPKs       03/02 Airline              Rank      (000)      % chg.  Alaska                10     13,400,104     8.74 American               1    112,642,362    -1.69 American Eagle        11      3,756,457    10.07 America West           8     19,934,961     9.29 ATA Airlines           9     13,516,443    20.36 Continental            5     53,507,816    -2.08 Delta                  3     82,620,005    -7.75 FedEx                 --             --       -- Northwest              4     63,060,062    -7.07 Southwest              6     45,450,565     5.44 United                 2     91,779,704    -9.64 UPS                   --             --       -- US Airways             7     35,199,993   -10.60  Total all carriers          534,868,473    -3.78                                 ASKs       03/02       load      03/02 Airline              Rank      (000)      % chg.   factor (%)   chg.  Alaska                 9     19,179,150     6.35      69.9        1.5 American               1    153,904,385    -4.26      73.2        1.9 American Eagle        11      5,828,612     8.70      64.4        0.8 America West           8     26,093,301     5.67      76.4        2.5 ATA Airlines          10     19,032,262    23.89      71.0       -2.1 Continental            5     71,335,577    -1.47      75.0       -0.5 Delta                  3    111,036,432   -10.05      74.4        1.9 FedEx                 --             --       --       --          -- Northwest              4     83,218,515    -4.34      75.8       -2. … 

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