Air Transport World

US major carriers.(Facts & Figures)(Illustration)

 System traffic *--January-October 2003                              Passengers   03/02 Airline              Rank     (000)      % chg.  Alaska                 9       12,514      5.75 American               1       74,645     -5.65 American Eagle        10       10,362      3.23 America West           8       16,824      3.69 ATA Airlines          11        8,447     11.56 Continental            7       32,453     -3.66 Delta                  2       70,429     -7.32 FedEx                 --           --        -- Northwest              5       43,057     -0.65 Southwest              3       62,644      3.03 United                 4       54,204     -5.40 UPS                   --           --        -- US Airways             6       34,407    -14.65 Total all carriers            419,985     -3.72                                 RPKs       03/02 Airline              Rank      (000)      % chg.  Alaska                 9     19,427,993     9.90 American               1    161,812,363    -1.64 American Eagle        11      5,547,961    12.42 America West           8     28,657,613     7.45 ATA Airlines          10     19,047,191    20.21 Continental            5     77,231,844    -0.73 Delta                  3    119,903,753    -7.02 FedEx                 --             --       -- Northwest              4     91,896,873    -6.10 Southwest              6     64,878,351     5.69 United                 2    135,659,461    -8.09 UPS                   --             --       -- US Airways             7     50,897,283    -7.61 Total all carriers          774,960,684    -2.93                                                        Load                                 ASKs        03/02    factor   03/02 Airline              Rank       (000)       % chg.    (%)     chg.  Alaska                 9       27,893,803     7.14    69.6      1.8 American               1      221,833,939    -4.60    72.9      2.2 American Eagle        11        8,562,437     9.64    64.8      1.6 America West           8       37,324,662     3.23    76.8      3.0 ATA Airlines          10       26,961,167    21.40    70.6     -0.7 Continental            5      102,234,647    -2.04    75.5      1.0 Delta                  3      161,064,433    -9. … 

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