Domestic Load Factor 
Percentage
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
American 65% 68% 69% 70% 69% 72% 69% 70% 73% 75% 80% 82% 83% 82% 83% 83% 83%
Continental 65% 68% 71% 72% 73% 74% 73% 74% 76% 77% 81% 84% 84% 83% 85% 85% 83%
Delta 63% 69% 71% 72% 71% 72% 68% 71% 74% 75% 77% 79% 82% 84% 84% 84% 85%
Northwest 68% 69% 71% 71% 71% 73% 71% 73% 74% 76% 80% 83% 84% 85% 85%
United 69% 71% 71% 72% 70% 71% 70% 71% 75% 78% 81% 82% 83% 83% 84% 85% 86%
US Airways 65% 68% 71% 72% 69% 69% 68% 69% 72% 74% 74% 79% 81% 82% 83% 83% 85%
America West 69% 71% 69% 68% 68% 71% 72% 74% 77% 77% 80% 80% 83%        
 --sub Network 66% 69% 70% 71% 70% 72% 70% 71% 74% 76% 79% 81% 83% 83% 84% 84% 84%
Southwest 65% 67% 64% 65% 69% 70% 68% 66% 67% 70% 71% 73% 73% 71% 76% 79% 81%
jetBlue 73% 77% 83% 84% 83% 85% 82% 80% 80% 80% 82% 83%
AirTran 52% 64% 66% 58% 62% 70% 69% 67% 71% 71% 73% 73% 76% 79% 79% 81% 81%
Frontier 48% 60% 57% 59% 59% 64% 58% 59% 69% 73% 80% 80% 79% 82% 81% 83% 87%
Virgin America                         62% 76% 82% 82% 82%
 -- sub LCC 64% 66% 64% 64% 68% 70% 68% 67% 70% 72% 74% 75% 75% 75% 78% 80% 82%
Alaska 62% 66% 67% 67% 67% 69% 68% 68% 69% 73% 76% 76% 76% 77% 79% 83% 85%
Hawaiian 78% 76% 77% 76% 78% 79% 81% 80% 81% 87% 89% 88% 88% 85% 86% 86% 86%
Allegiant           41% 39% 65% 74% 76% 81% 81% 83% 90% 90% 90% 91%
 -- sub Other 66% 69% 70% 69% 70% 72% 72% 71% 72% 76% 79% 79% 80% 80% 82% 85% 86%
Total All Sectors 66% 69% 70% 70% 70% 72% 70% 71% 73% 75% 78% 80% 81% 81% 82% 83% 84%
Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, schedule T2.