Air Wisconsin: Reports Record July Traffic

Contact:  Kelly Lanpheer


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


August 2, 2005


 


  


            APPLETON, WI, — August 3, 2005 – Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation (AWAC), operating as United Express, reports record traffic for July 2005. AWAC achieved its highest Passenger Load Factor to date, 82.4%, surpassing the previous record of 81.9% from July 2004.


            AWAC schedules more than 500 departures per day to 68 cities in 27 states and two Canadian provinces. The fleet includes 70 Canadair Regional Jets and 12 BAe-146 Jets.  As United Express, AWAC feeds United Airlines at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Denver International Airport and Washington’s Dulles International. Approximately 3,600 people make up the AWAC team.


                       


TRAFFIC STATISTICS


 


Month of July


 


































 


2005


2004


Change


 


 


 


 


Revenue Passenger Miles (000)


268,059


274,867


-2.5%


Available Seat Miles (000)


325,152


335,718


-3.1%


Passenger Load Factor


82.4%


81.9%


0.50 Pts


Passengers Enplaned


666,209


650,401


2.4%


 


                                                Year to Date


 


































 


2005


2004


Change


 


 


 


 


Revenue Passenger Miles (000)


1,729,392


1,628,365


6.2%


Available Seat Miles (000)


2,299,075


2,146,283


7.1%


Passenger Load Factor


75.2%


75.9%


-0.70 Pts


Passengers Enplaned


4,276,770


4,030,050


6.1%


 

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