POSTED: 12:26 p.m. HST, Dec 6, 2012
Hawaiian Airlines’ passenger traffic jumped 11.8 percent in November from the year-earlier period as the state’s largest carrier continued to expand its operations.
The airline said today it transported 791,033 passengers last month compared with 707,447 in November 2011. Its load factor, or the percentage of seats filled, slipped 2 percentage points to 82.4 percent from 84.4 percent.
Available seat miles, or one seat transported one mile, jumped 28 percent to 1.3 million from 1 million while revenue passenger miles, or one paying passenger transported one mile, increased 24.9 percent to 1.1 million from 855,165.