HONOLULU, July 16, 1999 -- In systemwide service during June 1999, Hawaiian Airlines recorded Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) of 426,768,000, an increase of 9.6 percent from 389,373,000 RPMs reported for the same month in 1998.

Available Seat Miles (ASMs) in June 1999 were 518,081,000, an increase of 11.0 percent from 466,941,000 ASMs recorded in June 1998.

Systemwide Load Factor (LF) in June 1999 was 82.4 percent, a decrease of 1.0 point from 83.4 percent in June 1998.

Hawaiian carried 488,508 passengers in June 1999, an increase of 7.3 percent from 455,253 passengers reported for June 1998.

Year-to-date

For the first six months of 1999, Hawaiian recorded total RPMs of 2,299,450,000, an increase of 9.3 percent from 2,104,736,000 RPMs recorded for the same period in 1998.

Through June, total 1999 ASMs were 3,012,798,000, an increase of 7.5 percent from 2,802,553,000 ASMs recorded for the first six months in 1998.

Average 1999 systemwide Load Factor through June was 76.3 percent, an increase of 1.2 points from 75.1 percent for the same period in 1998.

Hawaiian carried a total of 2,763,664 passengers during the first six months of 1999, an increase of 7.1 percent from 2,579,311 carried during the same period in 1998.

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