POSTED: 11:41 a.m. HST, Aug 6, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 11:49 a.m. HST, Aug 6, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines' passenger traffic edged up 2.3 percent in July from the year-earlier quarter as it filled a slightly higher percentage of its seats.
The state's largest carrier said Wednesday it transported 957,876 passengers compared with 936,297 in the year-earlier period. Its load factor, or percentage of seats filled, edged up 0.6 percentage points to 84.6 percent from 84 percent.
Revenue passenger miles, or one paying passenger transported one mile, increased 1.8 percent to 1.31 million from 1.29 million while available seat miles, or one seat transported one mile, rose 1.1 percent to 1.55 million from 1.53 million.