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Friday, Sep 4, 2015

United Airlines traffic up, but so are empty seats

1 year, 4 months ago Associated Press

United increased passenger-carrying capacity by 2.7 percent

From Associated Press:

Passengers flew more miles on United Airlines last month, but faster growth in capacity on international flights resulted in a few more empty seats.

United Continental Holdings Inc. said Tuesday that traffic rose 0.7 percent as passengers flew 17.47 billion miles in March. Traffic rose in the U.S. and to Latin America but fell elsewhere, compared with March 2013.

United increased passenger-carrying capacity by 2.7 percent, with most of the increase on international routes. Airlines raise capacity by adding flights, using bigger planes or flying longer distances.

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