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CCAIR Traffic Rises, Capacity Declines In June
CCAIR, which flies as US Airways Express in the southeastern U.S., reported an 8.9% rise in traffic and a 3.4% drop in capacity for June 1998 from the same month last year, which pushed the load factor up 12.8 percentage points. The regional carrier flew 14.2 million revenue passenger miles and 22.9 million available seat miles, creating a 61.9% load factor. Passenger enplanements rose 9.9% to 77,855. Year-to-date RPMs were down 2.2% and ASMs 17.5% from the first six months of 1997, creating an 18.7-point boost in the load factor.