Valley-based US Airways group reported this week that mainline revenue passenger miles for June were at 5.8 billion, up 1.7 percent versus June 2011. Mainline capacity was at 6.7 billion available seat miles, up 2.3 percent versus June 2011. Mainline passenger load factor was 86.5 percent for the month, down 0.6 points versus June 2011.
US Airways President Scott Kirby said in a press release, “Our June consolidated (mainline and Express) passenger revenue per available seat mile increased approximately 6 percent versus the same period last year. Despite record-setting temperatures and severe weather along the East Coast, our team of 32,000 employees ran an outstanding airline achieving our best-ever June performance in on-time departures and arrivals and baggage handling. Thanks to our team’s efforts, we are providing our customers extremely reliable service during the busy summer travel season”