Continental Airlines provided further evidence of the collapse in US air travel demand, reporting late Wednesday that March consolidated revenue per ASM plunged an estimated 19.5%-20.5% year-over-year while mainline unit revenue fell 18.5%-19.5%. In February, consolidated unit revenue was down 11.5% and mainline dropped 10%. CO flew 7.48 consolidated RPMs in March, down 9.7%, against a 6.4% fall in capacity to 9.43 billion ASMs. Load factor was down 2.9 points to 79.4% and passenger numbers ...

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