Total System Load Factor
Percentage
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
American 66% 68% 70% 70% 70% 72% 69% 71% 73% 75% 79% 80% 81% 81% 81% 82% 82% 83%
Continental 66% 68% 72% 72% 73% 74% 72% 74% 76% 78% 80% 82% 82% 81% 82% 84% 82%
Delta 65% 70% 72% 73% 72% 73% 69% 72% 74% 76% 78% 79% 81% 82% 82% 84% 83% 84%
Northwest 71% 73% 74% 73% 75% 77% 74% 77% 77% 80% 83% 85% 85% 85% 84%
United 71% 72% 72% 72% 71% 72% 71% 74% 76% 79% 81% 82% 83% 81% 82% 84% 84% 83%
US Airways 65% 69% 71% 73% 70% 70% 69% 71% 73% 75% 75% 78% 80% 82% 82% 82% 84% 84%
America West 69% 71% 69% 67% 68% 70% 72% 74% 76% 77% 80% 80% 83%          
 --sub Network 68% 70% 71% 72% 72% 73% 71% 73% 75% 77% 79% 81% 82% 82% 82% 83% 83% 84%
Southwest 65% 67% 64% 65% 69% 70% 68% 66% 67% 70% 71% 73% 73% 71% 76% 79% 81% 80%
jetBlue 73% 77% 83% 84% 83% 85% 82% 80% 80% 80% 81% 82% 84%
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% 79% 80% 79% 82% 81% 84% 87% 89%
Virgin America                         62% 76% 82% 82% 81% 79%
 -- sub LCC 64% 66% 64% 64% 68% 70% 68% 67% 70% 72% 74% 75% 75% 75% 78% 80% 82% 81%
Alaska 62% 66% 67% 67% 68% 69% 68% 68% 70% 73% 76% 77% 76% 77% 79% 83% 85% 87%
Hawaiian 77% 75% 76% 76% 77% 78% 80% 80% 80% 86% 87% 86% 87% 83% 84% 85% 84% 83%
Allegiant           41% 39% 65% 74% 76% 81% 81% 83% 90% 90% 90% 91% 89%
 -- sub Other 66% 68% 70% 69% 70% 72% 72% 71% 72% 76% 79% 79% 80% 80% 82% 85% 86% 86%
Total All Sectors 67% 70% 71% 71% 71% 73% 70% 72% 74% 76% 79% 80% 81% 80% 81% 83% 83% 83%
Source:  US DOT Form 41 via BTS, schedule T2.