United reports 6.9% increase in RPMs in July 2018

United Airlines (UAL) has reported July 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 6.9 percent, the company said.

The airline reported consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 4.0 percent versus July 2017. UAL´s July 2018 consolidated load factor increased 2.4 points compared to July 2017.

United said in July it flew more than 15.4 million customers, had more than 73,000 mainline departures and filled more than 90 percent of total mainline seats.

The company announced orders to purchase 25 new Embraer E-175 and 4 new Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers.