US airlines carried 60.5 million scheduled domestic and international passengers in April, the most recent month for which data is available. Passengers carried for the month rose 1.4% year-over-year but was still 4.3% below pre-recession April 2008 figures, the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics noted. April scheduled domestic and international traffic for US airlines rose 4.2% over April 2010 to 66.7 billion RPMs on a 5.4% rise in capacity to 82.7 billion ASMs. Load factor was ...

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