Northwest Airlines introduced an A330 on flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul to Honolulu, completing the retirement of its DC-10s (ATWOnline, Oct. 31, 2006). NWA flew 5.96 billion RPMs in January, a 1.5% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity rose 3.8% to 7.64 billion ASMs, dropping load factor 1.8 points to 77.9%. Domestic traffic grew 2.7% to 3.14 billion RPMs, capacity was up 3.3% to 4.12 billion ASMs and load factor dipped 0.5 point to 76.2%. International RPMs rose 3.9% to 2.46 ...

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