AirTran Airways flew 1.74 billion RPMs in March, a 9.6% increase from the year-ago month. Capacity grew 5.5% to 2.07 billion ASMs, lifting load factor 3.1 points to 83.8%. AirTran said the load factor and RPMs represent new all-time company records for both the month of March and the first quarter. Allegiant Air flew 571.2 million RPMs in March, up 15.4% year-over-year, against a 14.4% lift in capacity to 636.7 million ASMs. Load factor rose 0.8 point to 89.7%. Alaska Airlines flew 1.65 ...

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