Continental Airlines flew 6.67 billion RPMs in May, up 10.8% over the year-ago period. Capacity climbed 4.2% to 8.44 billion ASMs and load factor rose 4.7 points to 79.1%. For the five months ended May 31, RPMs increased 10.3% to 31.17 billion, ASMs grew 4.3% to 40.27 billion and load factor gained 4.2 points to 77.4%. For May, consolidated passenger RASM is estimated to have increased 8.5%-9.5% compared to May 2004, while mainline passenger RASM is believed to have climbed 9%-10% ...

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