Hawaiian Sets New Record with 8.67 Million Passengers in 2011

 

 

HONOLULU, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), today announced its systemwide traffic statistics for December, fourth quarter, and full year 2011.

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Hawaiian carried 8,666,319 passengers in 2011, the most in the company's history. Passenger statistics for December and the fourth quarter were also company records. Hawaiian also reported that it now expects fourth quarter PRASM growth to be at the high end of the range provided in its most recent quarterly earnings conference call.

SYSTEMWIDE OPERATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FULL YEAR

2011

2010

% Change

PAX

8,666,319

8,424,288

2.9%

RPMS (000)

10,151,216

8,675,427

17.0%

ASMS (000)

12,039,937

10,151,660

18.6%

LF

84.3%

85.5%

(1.2 pts.)

 

 

 

 

FOURTH QUARTER

2011

2010

% Change

PAX

2,155,310

2,097,578

2.8%

RPMS (000)

2,607,548

2,276,759

14.5%

ASMS (000)

3,104,833

2,660,401

16.7%

LF

84.0%

85.6%

(1.6 pts.)

 

 

 

 

DECEMBER

2011

2010

% Change

PAX

740,660

720,386

2.8%

RPMS (000)

892,269

820,133

8.8%

ASMS (000)

1,077,262

971,059

10.9%

LF

82.8%

84.5%

(1.7 pts.)

 

PAX:

Passengers transported

RPM:

One paying passenger transported one mile

ASM:

One seat transported one mile

LF:

Percentage of seating capacity utilized

PRASM:

Passenger revenue per available seat mile


 

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past seven years (2004-2010) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, consumer surveys by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the top domestic airline offering flights to Hawaii. Hawaiian was also the nation's highest-ranked carrier for service quality and performance in the prestigious Airline Quality Rating (AQR) study for 2008 and 2009.

Now in its 83rd year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the largest provider of passenger air service to Hawaii from the state's primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities (10) than any other airline, as well as service to Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 150 daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).

Forward-Looking Statements

The statement in this release relating to expected fourth quarter 2011 PRASM growth is a "forward-looking statement" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that reflects the Company's current views with respect to this metric. This forward-looking statement is subject to finalization of the Company's year-end financial results, which may cause the Company's actual results to be materially different from any future results, expressed or implied, in this forward-looking statement. This forward-looking statement is based on information available to the Company on the date of this release. In keeping with Company policy, the Company does not undertake to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that may arise after the date of this release.

 

SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.



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