United Airlines flew 8.2 billion RPMs in December, down 11.5% year-over-year. Capacity fell 12.7% to 10.26 billion ASMs and load factor rose 1.1 points to 79.9%. British Airways flew 9.18 billion RPKs in December, down 3.4% from the year-ago month. Capacity fell 3% to 11.98 billion ASKs, lowering load factor 0.2% to 76.7%. Ryanair transported 4.4 million passengers in December,11% more than in the year-ago month. Load factor was level at 79%.

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