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US Airways Sees Six Percent Traffic Increase in December

US Airways saw a six percent increase in December traffic (Image: Wikimedia)

US Airways reported a six percent increase in December traffic compared to the same month in 2009.

 

The biggest increase came in trans-Atlantic flights which saw a 21 percent surge. Regional carrier US Airways Express also reported a 15.6 percent rise in December traffic.

 

A contributing factor in the December surge was an increase in total seating capacity.

 

Seating capacity on US Airways flights rose about 4 percent while the occupancy rate rose 1.6 points to 80.4 percent overall.

 

For the year of 2010, US Airways reported a 2 percent increase in overall traffic compared to the previous year.

 


Source: Bloomberg

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