News Brief from The Maui News
Traffic increases for Hawaiian Airlines
HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines Inc. said Wednesday that traffic jumped 11.5 percent in November as the airline offered more seats and flew planes with more passengers.
The Honolulu-based carrier said paying passengers traveled 718 million miles last month compared with 644 million in November 2009.
The airline increased passenger-carrying capacity 10.5 percent to 844 million available seat miles, a product of miles flown multiplied by seats on the plane.
Average occupancy also increased nearly 1 percentage point to 85.2 percent.