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August 12, 1986
AirCal Monday said it flew 203.2 million revenue passenger miles during July, an increase of 26% over the 160.5 million revenue passenger miles the Newport Beach regional airline reported a year earlier. A revenue passenger mile is the equivalent of one paying passenger flying one mile. Load factor, or the percentage of available seats occupied during July, fell to 51.8% from 55.5% during the like period of 1985.
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January 8, 2002 | Associated Press
UAL Corp.'s United Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corp. and Delta Air Lines Inc. reported double-digit declines in passengers during December versus a year ago, but the data provided more evidence the industry is experiencing gradual improvement since September's lows. United's passenger volume for the month was down 18% to 8.22 billion revenue passenger miles, a measure of the number of paying customers that travel one mile.
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July 31, 1990 | GENE YASUDA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Expansion of U.S. air carrier service to international destinations coupled with the historic changes sweeping across East Europe are spurring travelers to go overseas in droves, say San Diego travel agents, who are experiencing a busy summer. But transatlantic flights aren't the only tours giving international travel a boost, local travel agents and industry observers add.
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January 8, 2002 | Associated Press
UAL Corp.'s United Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corp. and Delta Air Lines Inc. reported double-digit declines in passengers during December versus a year ago, but the data provided more evidence the industry is experiencing gradual improvement since September's lows. United's passenger volume for the month was down 18% to 8.22 billion revenue passenger miles, a measure of the number of paying customers that travel one mile.
BUSINESS
May 14, 1987
AirCal, which has been acquired by American Airlines, said its April traffic was 226 million revenue passenger miles, an increase of 41.7% from the year-earlier figure of 159.5 million. A revenue passenger mile is one paying customer carried one mile. Available seat-miles for the month totaled 378.7 million, up 21.5% from 311.8 million the previous April. The load factor--the percentage of seats filled--rose to 59.6% from 51.1%. Passenger boardings during the month rose 20.
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