Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), has announced its system-wide traffic statistics for the month and quarter ended March 31, 2018, the company said.
Hawaiian welcomed more than 1 million guests in March 2018, a record for the month of March and an increase of 8.0% over the same period last year. Total traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 8.6% on an increase of 6.7% in capacity (available seat miles). Load factor increased 1.5 points to 86.5%.
For the first quarter ended March 31, 2018, Hawaiian welcomed nearly 2.9 million guests, a record for the first quarter and an increase of 6.9% over the same period last year. Total traffic increased 6.1% on an increase of 4.6% in capacity. Load factor increased 1.2 points to 85.2%.
HawaiianÂ® has led all US carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 14 years (2004-2017) as reported by the US Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by CondÃ© Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure have placed Hawaiian among the top of all domestic airlines serving Hawai´i.