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US Major Carriers.(includes detailed traffic statistics for U.S. airlines)(Illustration)

 US MAJOR CARRIERS  System traffic * -- January-September 2002                            Passengers   02/01               RPKs   02/01 Airline             Rank    (000)       chg.  Rank        (000)    chg.  Alaska                9     10,787      1.37    9    16,129,480    5.35 American              1     71,360     -8.89    1   148,461,970    9.20 American Eagle       10      9,056     -2.62   11     4,423,394    9.90 American Trans Air   11      6,861     11.06   10    14,379,039    2.21 America West          8     14,547     -5.85    8    23,823,956   -1.59 Continental           7     30,543     -8.85    5    70,475,655   -5.70 Delta                 2     68,332     -7.61    3   116,163,107   -6.48 DHL                  --         --        --   --            --      -- FedEx                --         --        --   --            --      -- Northwest             5     39,096     -5.49    4    88,417,391   -6.12 Southwest             3     53,618     -2.26    6    55,336,657    1.54 United                4     51,569    -13.73    2   132,973,697  -11.07 UPS                  --         --        --   --            --      -- US Airways            6     36,808    -18.19    7    50,321,015  -15.64  Total all carriers         392,577     -8.35        720,905,361   -7.33                                   ASKs   02/01    Load  02/01 Airline             Rank        (000)    chg.  factor   chg.  Rank  Alaska                9    20,759,379   -7.05    77.7    9.1   11 American              1   209,102,031  -10.23    71.0    0.8    5 American Eagle       11     6,991,490    0.73    63.3    5.3   14 American Trans Air   10    19,998,063    7.12    71.9   -3.5   13 America West          8    32,303,259   -2.79    73.8    0.9   12 Continental           5    93,867,900   -8.40    75.1    2.2    7 Delta                 3   159,859,376   -9.09    72.7    2.0    6 DHL                  --            --      --      --     --    9 FedEx                --            --      --      --     --    1 Northwest             4   113,383,068   -8.90    78.0    2.3    3 Southwest             6    82,743,914    5.16    66.9    2.4   10 United                2   179,490,685  -14. … 

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