Air Transport World

US airline traffic.(Oct. 1999)(Brief Article)(Statistical Data Included)

US airline traffic (RPMs) rose 6.7% in Oct. 1999 compared to the year-ago period. With capacity up 4.9%, industry load factor increased 1.2 points to 71.1%. Domestic RPMs climbed 6.3% against a 5.6% rise in ASMs, with the result that load factor improved 0.5 points to 69.3%.

International traffic rose 7.6% against only a 3.1% rise in ASMs and load factor reached 76%, up 3. …

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