POSTED: 12:18 p.m. HST, Apr 4, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 12:46 p.m. HST, Apr 4, 2013
Hawaiian Airlines’ passenger traffic jumped 10.2 percent in March from the year-earlier period as the fast-growing carrier added more flights.
The state’s largest airline transported 855,746 people compared with 776,659 in March of 2012. However, its load factor, or the percentage of seats filled, dropped 3.6 percentage points to 81.3 percent from 84.9 percent.
Available seat miles, or one seat transported one mile, rose 29.3 percent to 1.4 million from 1.1 million while revenue passenger miles, or one paying passenger transported one mile, gained 23.8 percent to 1.1 million from 925,632.