HONOLULU, February 22, 1999 -- In systemwide service during January 1999, Hawaiian Airlines recorded Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) of 355,357,000, an increase of 14.0 percent from 311,800,000 RPMs reported for the same month in 1998.

Available Seat Miles (ASMs) in January 1999 were 496,404,000, an increase of 4.0 percent from 477,472,000 ASMs recorded in January 1998.

Systemwide Load Factor (LF) in January 1999 was 71.6 percent, an increase of 6.3 points from 65.3 percent in January 1998.

Hawaiian carried 436,373 passengers in January 1999, an increase of 9.1 percent from 400,120 passengers reported for January 1998.

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