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US Major carriers.(Illustration)(Statistical Data Included)

                              US Major carriers                 System traffic [*] -- January-August 1999.            FTKs   99/98                         Passengers  99/98 Rank      (000)  % chg.      Airline       Rank      (000) % chg. Rank   12     63,802  -5.05%       Alaska         10      9,248  5.39%   10    5  1,576,936  -0.36%      American         3     54,962 -0.39%    2   13     39,951 -10.51%    America West       9     12,347  2.56%    9    7    682,652  17.13%    Continental        7     29,523  5.18%    5    6  1,282,166   0.45%       Delta           1     71,738  3.04%    3    8    397,977  10.37%        DHL           --         --     --   --    1  6,552,819   0.15%       FedEx          --         --     --   --    4  1,869,143  14.93%     Northwest         6     36,983  2.41%    4   11     67,816   6.81%     Southwest         4     43,433  9.64%    7   10    132,911  -8.08%        TWA            8     17,509  6.38%    8    3  2,303,024   2.39%       United          2     58,056  0.78%    1    2  3,837,628   7.03%        UPS           11        103 10.75%   11    9    201,378   4.46%     US Airways        5     37,684 -3.75%    6      19,008,203   3.76% Total all carriers         371,586  2.45%             RPKs  99/98             ASKs  99/98 Load     99/98 Rank       (000) % chg. Rank       (000) % chg. factor %  chg.   12  12,931,012  5.49%   10  18,611,224  3.70% 69.5%      1.2    5 118,735,597  0.28%    2 169,030,982  1.31% 70.2%     -0.7   13  18,843,742  6.34%    9  27,641,370  6.79% 68.2%     -0.3    7  62,210,868 13.39%    5  84,254,854 12.51% 73.8%      0.6    6 114,544,517  4.09%    3 155,090,039  2.25% 73.9%      1.3    8          --     --   --          --     -- --          --    1          --     --   --          --     -- --          --    4  80,818,492  4.02%    4 107,246,754  3.73% 75.4%      0.2   11  39,370,154 15.49%    7  55,974,203 10.72% 70. … 

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