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User currently offlineCanadaEH From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 1341 posts, RR: 4
Posted (11 years 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 6194 times:

The two lowest CASM airlines in North America (as I am aware) are:

Southwest $7.46 US
Westjet $7.76 US

How do other North American airlines compare?
How do European airlines compare?


EH.
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User currently offlineL.1011 From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 2209 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (11 years 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 6156 times:

jetBlue: $6.01. AFAIK, thats the lowest. Someone like Spirit may be lower.

User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (11 years 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 6118 times:

For all practical purposes, ATA's CASM is 7 cents. That has to be close to the lowest for a mature airline.

joe


User currently offlineDelta-flyer From United States of America, joined exactly 13 years ago today! , 2676 posts, RR: 7
Reply 3, posted (11 years 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 6086 times:

The CASM figures are cents, not dollars!!!

Here are a few data points I have collected recently...(year ending 2002, average for the year).....
Delta: 8.09
Jetblue: 6.43
Northwest: 9.50
United: 11.4
Airtran: 9.33 (2001)

A good place to find this information is the individual airline's Annual Report, or better still, for airlines whose stock is traded on US exchanges, look in their SEC filings. (They are on their websites under "Investor Relations", usually in the "About Us" section.) The annual 10-K (I think) filing contains a uniform reporting format and is this data is always found in Section 6. The annual reports, on the other hand, are full of fluff and this data is harder to find and extract. Airlines outside the US are very variable in the type of data they provide in their respective annual reports. As I recall, KLM provides very good data, while Aeroflot is provides virtually nothing.

Cheers,
Pete


User currently offlineBobrayner From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2003, 2227 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (11 years 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 6066 times:

Useful source...

http://www.atwonline.com/Pdf/tables.pdf
Not recent, but comprehensive.
You can figure out CASMs from the RPK and operating cost.



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