July 4, 2008

Northwest Airlines June Consolidated Load Factor Down

Northwest Airlines has reported that its consolidated load factor in June 2008 decreased 1.2 points to 86.8%, compared to 88% in June 2007.

The airline has reported a mainline load factor of 87.7%, down 0.9 points, compared to 88.6% in June 2007. In June 2008, Northwest and Northwest Airlink regional carriers flew 7.3 billion consolidated revenue passenger miles and 8.4 billion consolidated available seat miles, a traffic increase of 4.4% and a capacity increase of 5.9% versus June 2007.

Northwest Airlines flew 6.6 billion mainline revenue passenger miles and 7.5 billion mainline available seat miles in June 2008, a traffic increase of 1.4% and a capacity increase of 2.4% versus June 2007.