HONOLULU, January 17, 2003 -- In systemwide scheduled service during December 2002, Hawaiian Airlines recorded scheduled Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) of 439,108,506, an increase of 28.8 percent from 340,841,758 RPMs reported for the same month in 2001.

Scheduled Available Seat Miles (ASMs) in December 2002 were 591,543,147, an increase of 32.3 percent from 447,200,940 ASMs recorded in December 2001.

Scheduled systemwide Load Factor (LF) in December 2002 was 74.2 percent, a decrease of 2.0 points from 76.2 percent in December 2001.

Hawaiian carried 468,561 passengers in scheduled operations during December 2002, an increase of 13.9 percent from 411,297 passengers reported for December 2001.

Total December traffic statistics including charter operations are attached. To view a PDF of operations table for December, click here.

RPM = one paying passenger transported one mile
ASM = one seat transported one mile
LF = percentage of seating capacity utilized