United Airlines Performance

United Reports March 2018 Operational Performance

United Airlines

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

UAL's March 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 6.5 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 3.8 percent versus March 2017. UAL's March 2018 consolidated load factor increased 2.2 points compared to March 2017.

 

Preliminary Operational Results

March

Year-to-Date

2018

2017

Change 

2018

2017

Change 

 REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000) 

Domestic

10,740,113

10,313,258

4.1%

28,316,717

27,085,459

4.5%

Mainline

8,716,373

8,408,616

3.7%

22,808,386

21,880,767

4.2%

Regional

2,023,740

1,904,642

6.3%

5,508,331

5,204,692

5.8%

International

8,024,539

7,299,522

9.9%

21,532,116

20,525,521

4.9%

Atlantic

2,831,142

2,382,787

18.8%

7,094,089

6,392,642

11.0%

Pacific

3,003,281

2,820,214

6.5%

8,449,859

8,171,519

3.4%

Latin

2,190,116

2,096,521

4.5%

5,988,168

5,961,360

0.4%

Mainline

2,109,742

2,019,803

4.5%

5,757,450

5,737,878

0.3%

Regional

80,374

76,718

4.8%

230,718

223,482

3.2%

Consolidated

18,764,652

17,612,780

6.5%

49,848,833

47,610,980

4.7%

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

Domestic

12,571,317

12,042,003

4.4%

34,194,966

32,516,226

5.2%

Mainline

10,130,877

9,763,198

3.8%

27,325,875

26,097,477

4.7%

Regional

2,440,440

2,278,805

7.1%

6,869,091

6,418,749

7.0%

International

9,903,291

9,615,572

3.0%

27,782,198

27,291,906

1.8%

Atlantic

3,519,840

3,357,474

4.8%

9,716,386

9,428,024

3.1%

Pacific

3,789,630

3,694,788

2.6%

10,886,022

10,564,478

3.0%

Latin

2,593,821

2,563,310

1.2%

7,179,790

7,299,404

(1.6%)

Mainline

2,484,431

2,449,770

1.4%

6,869,648

6,963,868

(1.4%)

Regional

109,390

113,540

(3.7%)

310,142

335,536

(7.6%)

Consolidated

22,474,608

21,657,575

3.8%

61,977,164

59,808,132

3.6%

PASSENGER LOAD FACTOR

Domestic

85.4%

85.6%

(0.2) pts

82.8%

83.3%

(0.5) pts

Mainline

86.0%

86.1%

(0.1) pts

83.5%

83.8%

(0.3) pts

Regional

82.9%

83.6%

(0.7) pts

80.2%

81.1%

(0.9) pts

International

81.0%

75.9%

5.1 pts

77.5%

75.2%

2.3 pts

Atlantic

80.4%

71.0%

9.4 pts

73.0%

67.8%

5.2 pts

Pacific

79.2%

76.3%

2.9 pts

77.6%

77.3%

0.3 pts

Latin

84.4%

81.8%

2.6 pts

83.4%

81.7%

1.7 pts

Mainline

84.9%

82.4%

2.5 pts

83.8%

82.4%

1.4 pts

Regional

73.5%

67.6%

5.9 pts

74.4%

66.6%

7.8 pts

Consolidated

83.5%

81.3%

2.2 pts

80.4%

79.6%

0.8 pts

ONBOARD PASSENGERS (000)

Mainline

9,329

8,994

3.7%

24,602

23,825

3.3%

Regional

3,660

3,420

7.0%

9,893

9,280

6.6%

Consolidated

12,989

12,414

4.6%

34,495

33,105

4.2%

CARGO REVENUE TON MILES (000)

Total

304,482

279,592

8.9%

817,405

748,434

9.2%

OPERATIONAL PERFORMANCE

Mainline Departure Performance1

70.5%

67.0%

3.5 pts

Mainline Completion Factor

98.0%

98.7%

(0.7) pts

 

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



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