Air Wisconsin: Reports October Traffic

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


November 8, 2005


 


 


 


 


            APPLETON, WI, — November 8, 2005 – Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation (AWAC), operating as US Airways Express and United Express, reports traffic for October 2005. The airline generated 190.3 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month and 260.9 million available seat miles (ASMs). The load factor was a 72.9 percent and the passengers enplaned for October totaled 508,849.


            AWAC operates as US Airways Express and United Express scheduling nearly 500 departures per day to 70 cities in 28 states and two Canadian provinces. The fleet includes 70 Canadair Regional Jets and six BAe-146 Jets.  Additional information on the regional airline can be found at www.airwis.com.


           


TRAFFIC STATISTICS


 


                                                               Month of October


 


































 


2005


2004


Change


 


 


 


 


Revenue Passenger Miles (000)


190,271


270,527


-29.7%


Available Seat Miles (000)


260,932


360,062


-27.5%


Passenger Load Factor


72.9


75.1


-2.20pts


Passengers Enplaned


508,849


651,000


-21.8%


 


                       


                                                                    Year to Date


 


































 


2005


2004


Change


 


 


 


 


Revenue Passenger Miles (000)


2,384,061


2,419,371


-1.5%


Available Seat Miles (000)


3,161,356


3,185,505


-.8%


Passenger Load Factor


75.4


75.9


-0.50 Pts


Passengers Enplaned


5,955,685


5,967,567


-.2%


 


Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation (AWAC) operates as the largest privately held regional airline in the United States.