Stage length adjusted revenue per seat mile: U.S. airlines Q3 2018

The statistic illustrates some U.S. airlines' domestic revenue per available seat mile (RASM) on a stage-length adjusted basis in the third quarter of 2018. Frontier reported the second lowest stage-length adjusted RASM at 6.7 U.S. dollar cents.

Domestic U.S. airlines' revenue per available seat mile in Q3 2018 (in U.S. dollar cents)*

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Release date

April 2019


United States

Survey time period

Q3 2018

Supplementary notes

* The figures are stage-length adjusted to 1,000 miles in order to compare RASM across airlines, although there are other differences, including seating density, that also affect unit revenue.
Transport-related revenue like regional operations were not considered.
United Airlines' figure includes the Continental Airlines.
Delta Air Lines' RASM includes Northwest Airlines.
American Airlines' value includes U.S. Airways and America West.
Southwest Airlines' figure includes the RASM for AirTran Airways.
Mainline operations only were considered for calculating the domestic RASM.

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