POSTED: 3:30 p.m. HST, Dec 9, 2013
Hawaiian Airlines' passenger traffic declined 3.1 percent in November from the year-earlier period despite carrying more seats.
The state's largest carrier said today it transported 766,252 people last month compared with 791,033 in November 2012.
Available seat miles, or one seat transported one mile, rose 4 percent to 1.35 million miles from 1.30 million miles.
The load factor, or the percentage of seats filled, declined 3.2 percentage points to 79.2 percent from 82.4 percent.
Revenue passenger miles, or one paying passenger transported one mile, was virtually flat at 1.07 million miles.