AirTran Airways Reports November Traffic

Dec 02, 2010, 15:00 ET from AirTran Airways

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today reported traffic for the month of November. The airline reported that revenue passenger miles (RPMs), available seat miles (ASMs), load factor and enplanements represent new monthly records for the month of November.

For November, traffic grew by 6.6 percent to more than 1.5 billion RPMs. The airline's load factor for the month was 80.6 percent. AirTran Airways enplaned more than 2 million passengers for the month, a 5.3 percent increase from the same month one year ago.

AirTran Airways November 2010 Traffic

(Preliminary)

November 2010

November 2009

Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

1,568,307

1,471,129

6.6 percent

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,945,523

1,918,566

1.4 percent

Load Factor

80.6 percent

76.7 percent

3.9 points

Passengers Enplaned

2,037,215

1,934,925

5.3 percent

Y-T-D 2010

Y-T-D 2009

Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

18,001,629

17,053,959

5.6 percent

Available Seat Miles (000)

22,065,974

21,318,652

3.5 percent

Load Factor

81.6 percent

80.0 percent

1.6 points

Passengers Enplaned

22,712,880

22,019,302

3.1 percent

AirTran Airways is a Fortune 1000 company and has been ranked the number one low cost carrier in the Airline Quality Rating study for the past three years.  AirTran Airways is the only major airline with Gogo Inflight Internet on every flight and offers coast-to-coast service on North America's newest all-Boeing fleet. Our low-cost, high-quality product also includes assigned seating, Business Class and complimentary XM Satellite Radio on every flight. To book a flight, visit http://www.airtran.com.

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