United Airlines Performance

United Airlines Reports June 2018 Operational Performance

United Airlines

United Airlines (UAL) yesterday reported June 2018 operational results.

UAL's June 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 7.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 4.2 percent versus June 2017. UAL's June 2018 consolidated load factor increased 2.5 points compared to June 2017.

June Highlights

  • As part of a previously announced $8 million commitment, announced a total of $3 million in grants to our hub communities in Houston; Washington, DC; and Denver - $1 million to the Houston Food Bank in support of its School Market program, $1 million to the Year Up National Capital Region, and $1 million to Warren Village, a Denver nonprofit organization.
  • Completed the best on-time departure rate of any summer month and the fewest controllable cancellations of any June in United history.
  • Introduced the new United Explorer Card which offers additional benefits, travel credits and discounts.
  • Became the first North American carrier to operate the fuel efficient Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft.
  • Opened the new United Polaris lounge at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, the third of four Polaris lounges expected to open this year.

Preliminary Operational Results

June

Year-to-Date

2018

2017

Change

2018

2017

Change

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

Domestic

12,402,046

11,486,442

8.0%

63,090,862

59,337,722

6.3%

Mainline

10,252,388

9,606,457

6.7%

51,344,799

48,546,418

5.8%

Regional

2,149,658

1,879,985

14.3%

11,746,063

10,791,304

8.8%

International

9,339,438

8,802,176

6.1%

46,702,674

44,629,377

4.6%

Atlantic

4,337,220

3,840,347

12.9%

18,188,214

16,309,965

11.5%

Pacific

3,038,212

3,020,271

0.6%

16,987,537

16,763,543

1.3%

Latin

1,964,006

1,941,558

1.2%

11,526,923

11,555,869

(0.3%)

Mainline

1,886,125

1,871,725

0.8%

11,074,497

11,116,666

(0.4%)

Regional

77,881

69,833

11.5%

452,426

439,203

3.0%

Consolidated

21,741,484

20,288,618

7.2%

109,793,536

103,967,099

5.6%

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

Domestic

13,935,904

13,140,909

6.0%

74,100,164

69,663,220

6.4%

Mainline

11,444,210

10,900,210

5.0%

59,892,389

56,547,402

5.9%

Regional

2,491,694

2,240,699

11.2%

14,207,775

13,115,818

8.3%

International

10,720,097

10,523,689

1.9%

58,578,845

57,611,511

1.7%

Atlantic

4,893,280

4,691,113

4.3%

23,157,597

22,262,483

4.0%

Pacific

3,534,361

3,530,620

0.1%

21,625,592

21,279,851

1.6%

Latin

2,292,456

2,301,956

(0.4%)

13,795,656

14,069,177

(1.9%)

Mainline

2,191,939

2,209,517

(0.8%)

13,183,048

13,437,289

(1.9%)

Regional

100,517

92,439

8.7%

612,608

631,888

(3.1%)

Consolidated

24,656,001

23,664,598

4.2%

132,679,009

127,274,731

4.2%

PASSENGER LOAD FACTOR

Domestic

89.0%

87.4%

1.6 pts

85.1%

85.2%

(0.1) pts

Mainline

89.6%

88.1%

1.5 pts

85.7%

85.9%

(0.2) pts

Regional

86.3%

83.9%

2.4 pts

82.7%

82.3%

0.4 pts

International

87.1%

83.6%

3.5 pts

79.7%

77.5%

2.2 pts

Atlantic

88.6%

81.9%

6.7 pts

78.5%

73.3%

5.2 pts

Pacific

86.0%

85.5%

0.5 pts

78.6%

78.8%

(0.2) pts

Latin

85.7%

84.3%

1.4 pts

83.6%

82.1%

1.5 pts

Mainline

86.0%

84.7%

1.3 pts

84.0%

82.7%

1.3 pts

Regional

77.5%

75.5%

2.0 pts

73.9%

69.5%

4.4 pts

Consolidated

88.2%

85.7%

2.5 pts

82.8%

81.7%

1.1 pts

ONBOARD PASSENGERS (000)

Mainline

10,663

10,087

5.7%

54,191

51,909

4.4%

Regional

3,992

3,476

14.8%

21,362

19,443

9.9%

Consolidated

14,655

13,563

8.1%

75,553

71,352

5.9%

CARGO REVENUE TON MILES (000)

Total

287,874

279,974

2.8%

1,672,216

1,575,732

6.1%

OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE

Mainline Departure Performance1

63.2

64.5

(1.3)

Mainline Completion Factor

99.5

99.5

0.0

1 Based on mainline scheduled flights departing by or before scheduled departure time

Note: See Part II, Item 6, Selected Financial Data, of the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017 for the definitions of these statistics



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