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United Airlines (UAL) today reported June 2018 operational results

julio 11, 2018

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.

About United

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world’s most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 757 mainline aircraft and the airline’s United Express carriers operate 551 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United’s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “UAL”.

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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