Hawaiian Airlines Reports January Traffic Statistics

HONOLULU, February 20, 1997 -- In systemwide service during January 1997, Hawaiian Airlines recorded Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) of 312,189,000, an increase of 7.6 percent from 298,376,000 RPMs reported for the same month in 1996.

Available Seat Miles (ASMs) in January 1997 were 459,639,000, an increase of 7.6 percent from 427,038,000 ASMs recorded in January of last year.

Systemwide Load Factor (LF) in January 1997 was 69.9 percent, unchanged from 69.9 percent in January 1996.

Hawaiian carried 412,216 passengers in January 1997, virtually unchanged from 412,797 passengers reported for January 1996.

Cargo Ton Miles (CTMs) flown in January 1997 were 4,230,000, an increase of 12.5 percent from 3,758,000 flown in January 1996.

RPM = one paying passenger transported one mile
ASM = one seat transported one mile
LF = percentage of seating capacity utilized
CTM = one ton of revenue cargo transported one mile