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US Airlines February Traffic Slips by 2.4%

With almost 50% of traffic numbers available, the February pax numbers are down by more than (2.4%)

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US Airlines Go Into Reverse in February
With almost 50% of traffic numbers available, the February pax numbers are down by more than (2.4%).
This is the worst result since August of last year and, coming as it does after five months of oscillation around the the null point, it must raise concerns for the short term.

Not a single airline in the top US flight of six carriers is positive in February.
There are just three positives in the top ten; SkyWest is a shining exception.
There are few US airport results for February, but the latest January numbers for Atlanta show a sharp dip.
get the latest US Airlines pax here
 
European Airports; It's Turkey and the Rest
  - take Turkey out of the February airport numbers and the growth rate halves: read more on the European airports here
 
European Airlines; Dipping Again as February Closes
  - Route Passenger Kilometers were down in the last week of February; the decline was slight. There were worse results in January. Is it a blip or the start of another cycle?: read more on the European airlines here
 
US Load Factor in February
  - month to month was slightly up for the 15 carriers but only because January was quite so poor: read more on US airline load factors
 
US Airlines Haul Back on Capacity Last Month
  - in every one of the last 12 months capacity has been down but February's reduction was the worst since October: read more on US Airline capacity here



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