United Reports November 2017 Operational Performance

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CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines (UAL) today reported November 2017 operational results.

UAL’s November 2017 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 5.1 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 5.1 percent versus November 2016. UAL’s November 2017 consolidated load factor was flat compared to November 2016.

For the month of November, UAL had the fewest cancelations of any month in the company’s history and set a new record with its best ever on-time arrival rate. Additionally, UAL achieved an all-time company record for on-time departures.

The company now expects fourth-quarter consolidated passenger unit revenue to be down 2.0 percent to flat compared to the fourth quarter of 2016.

About United

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 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 U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 751 mainline aircraft and the airline’s United Express carriers operate 489 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to more than 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United’s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “UAL”.

 

Preliminary Operational Results
November Year-to-Date
2017 2016 Change 2017 2016 Change
 REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)
Domestic 10,284,451 9,565,841 7.5% 113,788,397 108,780,065 4.6%
Mainline 8,414,435 7,705,031 9.2% 93,734,002 87,442,280 7.2%
Regional 1,870,016 1,860,810 0.5% 20,054,395 21,337,785 (6.0%)
International 6,736,201 6,623,715 1.7% 84,396,997 83,933,369 0.6%
Atlantic 2,459,110 2,334,085 5.4% 33,575,589 33,378,022 0.6%
Pacific 2,651,756 2,738,444 (3.2%) 31,010,551 31,160,166 (0.5%)
Latin 1,625,335 1,551,186 4.8% 19,810,857 19,395,181 2.1%
Mainline 1,555,059 1,476,770 5.3% 19,032,647 18,553,408 2.6%
Regional 70,276 74,416 (5.6%) 778,210 841,773 (7.6%)
Consolidated 17,020,652 16,189,556 5.1% 198,185,394 192,713,434 2.8%
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)
Domestic 11,936,101 11,233,503 6.3% 133,372,492 127,384,340 4.7%

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