HONOLULU, August 12, 1996 -- In systemwide service during July 1996, Hawaiian Airlines carried 444,344 passengers, an increase of 0.4 percent from 442,505 passengers reported for July of 1995.

Hawaiian recorded Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) in July 1996 of 318,864,000, a decrease of 7.1 percent from 343,221,000 RPMs reported for the same month in 1995.

Available Seat Miles (ASMs) in July 1996 were 430,869,000, a decrease of 0.9 percent from 434,932,000 ASMs recorded in July of last year.

Systemwide Load Factor (LF) in July 1996 was 74.0 percent, a decrease of 4.9 points from 78.9 percent in July of last year.

Cargo Ton Miles (CTMs) flown in July 1996 were 4,088,000, an increase of 1.9 percent from 4,010,000 flown in July 1995.

Year-to-Date

Hawaiian carried 3,055,631 passengers during the first seven months of 1996, an increase of 7.1 percent from 2,853,492 carried during the same period last year.

Through July, Hawaiian recorded 1996 year-to-date RPMs of 2,232,496,000 an increase of 12.5 percent from 1,984,965,000 RPMs for the same period last year.

ASMs for the first seven months of 1996 were 2,939,196,000, an increase of 13.8 percent from 2,581,745,000 ASMs recorded for the same period last year.

Systemwide Load Factor for the January - July 1996 period was 76.0 percent, a decrease of 0.9 point from 76.9 percent during the same period last year.

Cargo Ton Miles recorded for the first seven months of 1996 were 29,001,000, an increase of 30.5 percent from 22,230,000 during the same period in 1995.

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