United reports July 2017 operational performance

United Airlines (UAL) has reported July 2017 operational results, the company said.

UAL´s July 2017 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 3.9 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 4.6 percent versus July 2016. UAL´s July 2017 consolidated load factor decreased 0.6 points compared to July 2016.

The company continues to expect third-quarter 2017 consolidated passenger unit revenue to be down 1.0 percent to up 1.0 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 338 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world´s most comprehensive route network, including US mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 748 mainline aircraft and the airline´s United Express carriers operate 475 regional aircraft.