POSTED: 12:59 p.m. HST, May 7, 2012
Hawaiian Airlines carried more passengers in April than a year ago as it offered more flights.
The state’s largest carrier transported 720,747 people, up 6.2 percent from 678,556 in April 2011.
Available seat miles, or one seat transported one mile, jumped 13.2 percent to 1.1 million from 949,354.
Revenue passenger miles, or one paying passenger transported one mile, increased 12.8 percent to 882,489 from 782,255.
Hawaiian’s load factor, or the percentage of seating capacity filled, slipped 0.3 percentage points to 82.1 percent from 82.4 percent.