British Airways reported a 1.8% increase in March RPKs to 9.5 billion and a 2.5% rise in capacity to 12.63 billion ASKs. Load factor fell 0.5 point to 75.2%. Northwest Airlines flew 6.43 billion RPMs in March, a 6.1% decrease from the year-ago month. Capacity fell 8.8% to 7.38 billion ASMs and load factor rose 2.5 points to 87.1%. Domestic traffic dropped 9.5% to 3.77 billion RPMs against a 12.9% fall in capacity to 4.46 billion ASMs, lifting load factor 3.2 points to 84.5%. International ...

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