Express Airlines I releases March Traffic

Apr 11, 2001, 01:00 ET from Northwest Airlink

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Airlines I released
 passenger traffic figures for March 2001 today.  During March, the regional
 airline carried 150,257 passengers, an increase of 52.3% over the same period
 last year.  Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) grew 67% to 47,896,000 and
 Available Seat Miles (ASM's) expanded to 79,912,000 up 83.0%.
 
 
     March 2001 Traffic
                                        2001             2000        Change
 
     ASMs (000)                       79,912           43,674         83.0%
     RPMs (000)                       47,896           28,673         67.0%
     Load Factor                        59.9%            65.7%       (5.8 pts.)
     Passengers                      150,257           98,134         53.1%
 
     Year-To-Date Traffic
      2001 2000 Change
     ASMs (000)                      225,073          127,450         76.6%
     RPMs (000)                      118,033           71,418         65.3%
     Load Factor                        52.4%            56.0%      (3.6 pts.)
     Passengers                      381,602          250,561         52.3%
 
     Express Airlines I is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northwest Airlines
 doing business as Northwest Airlink.  The airline provides passenger and cargo
 traffic to Northwest at its hub in Memphis, Tenn.  Express I operates the
 33-seat Saab 340 turbo-prop and the 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet.  For
 additional information, please contact Marketing at 901/348-4265.
 
 

SOURCE Northwest Airlink
    MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Airlines I released
 passenger traffic figures for March 2001 today.  During March, the regional
 airline carried 150,257 passengers, an increase of 52.3% over the same period
 last year.  Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) grew 67% to 47,896,000 and
 Available Seat Miles (ASM's) expanded to 79,912,000 up 83.0%.
 
 
     March 2001 Traffic
                                        2001             2000        Change
 
     ASMs (000)                       79,912           43,674         83.0%
     RPMs (000)                       47,896           28,673         67.0%
     Load Factor                        59.9%            65.7%       (5.8 pts.)
     Passengers                      150,257           98,134         53.1%
 
     Year-To-Date Traffic
      2001 2000 Change
     ASMs (000)                      225,073          127,450         76.6%
     RPMs (000)                      118,033           71,418         65.3%
     Load Factor                        52.4%            56.0%      (3.6 pts.)
     Passengers                      381,602          250,561         52.3%
 
     Express Airlines I is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northwest Airlines
 doing business as Northwest Airlink.  The airline provides passenger and cargo
 traffic to Northwest at its hub in Memphis, Tenn.  Express I operates the
 33-seat Saab 340 turbo-prop and the 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet.  For
 additional information, please contact Marketing at 901/348-4265.
 
 SOURCE  Northwest Airlink