POSTED: 12:56 p.m. HST, Apr 7, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 2:16 p.m. HST, Apr 7, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines' passenger traffic declined 3.1 percent in March as the state's largest carrier reduced seat capacity from the year-earlier period. The airline transported 829,584 passengers last month compared with 855,746 in March 2013. Its load factor, or percentage of seats filled, dropped 2.8 percentage points to 78.5 percent from 81.3 percent.
Revenue passenger miles, or one paying passenger transported one mile, fell 5.3 percent to 1.09 million from 1.15 million. Available seat miles, or one seat transported one mile, dropped 1.9 percent to 1.38 million from 1.41 million.