Continental Airlines (CAL: Quote) reported that its traffic in January increased 8.5% from January 2009, on a capacity increase of 2.8%.
The airline said its January traffic rose 8.5% to 6.98 billion revenue passenger miles or RPMs from 6.43 billion RPMs in the same period last year.
The airline's January capacity was 9.04 billion available seat miles or ASMs, up 2.8% from 8.79 billion ASMs in the prior year period.
Consolidated load factor for January 2010 was 77.2%, up 4.0 points from 73.2% in January 2009.
by RTT Staff Writer
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