HONOLULU, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) ("Hawaiian"), today announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month ended August 31, 2019.
Hawaiian welcomed more than one million guests in August 2019, an increase of 4.0 percent over the same period last year. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 2.8 percent on a decrease of 1.9 percent in capacity (available seat miles) compared to August 2018. Load factor increased 4.0 points year-over-year to 88.4 percent.
The table below summarizes August and year-to-date statistics compared to the respective prior-year periods.
Revenue Passenger Mile; one paying passenger transported one mile
Available Seat Mile; one seat transported one mile
Load Factor; percentage of seating capacity filled
1Includes the operations of contract carriers under capacity purchase agreements.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 15 years (2004-2018) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and TripAdvisor have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.
Now in its 90th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i's biggest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (13) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides, on average, more than 170 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, and over 260 daily flights system-wide.