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

 US MAJOR CARRIERS  System traffic *--January-February 2004                               Passengers    04/03 Airline              Rank         (000)   % chg.  Alaska                  9         2,255     8.91 American                1        13,800     2.98 American Eagle         10         1,989     5.87 America West            8         3,094     6.36 ATA Airlines           12         1,575     8.92 Continental             7         5,902     4.12 Delta                   2        12,728    -2.64 ExpressJet             11         1,682    19.89 FedEx                  --            --       -- Northwest               5         7,705     0.58 Southwest               3        11,115     2.45 United                  4         9,984    -0.49 UPS                    --            --       -- US Airways              6         6,103     5.63  Total all carriers               77,932     2.31                                     RPKs    04/03 Airline              Rank         (000)   % chg.  Alaska                  9     3,620,610    13.08 American                1    30,881,334     7.81 American Eagle         12     1,201,073    34.05 America West            8     5,382,017    10.51 ATA Airlines           10     3,539,312     8.69 Continental             5    14,347,712     9.30 Delta                   3    22,001,955     1.76 ExpressJet             11     1,541,694    45.29 FedEx                  --            --       -- Northwest               4    16,778,255    -1.83 Southwest               6    11,475,517     4.09 United                  2    26,679,556     3.32 UPS                    --            --       -- US Airways              7     9,080,575    11.75  Total all carriers          146,529,611     5.61                                                       Load                                    ASKS    04/03   factor   04/03 Airline              Rank         (000)   % chg.      (%)    chg.  Alaska                 10     5,362,073     8.96     67.5     2.5 American                1    44,775,231     5.98     69.0     1.2 American Eagle         12     1,946,184    25.13     61.7     4.1 America West            8     7,709,514     8.02     69.8     1.6 ATA Airlines            9     5,609,191     4.49     63.1     2.4 Continental             5    20,307,459     5.85     70.7     2.2 Delta                   3    31,916,254     0.29     68.9     1.0 ExpressJet             11     2,477,538    38.22     62.2     3. … 

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