Rasm up, and load factor just under 86%. Breakeven was 80% and another profitable month in the bag...
LOS ANGELES, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Continental Airlines Inc. (NYSE:CAL - News), the No. 5 U.S. airline, on Friday said that unit revenue, or the amount of money it took in per available seat, rose in July and the percentage of seats filed on the mainline system hit a record level.
Continental said its revenue per available seat mile was estimated to have increased between 4 percent and 6 percent compared to July 2002.
Load factor on the domestic mainline was a record 85.7 percent, Houston-based Continental said, up 6.5 points from July 2002, while international load factor rose 2.6 points to 82.5 percent.