Continental Airlines flew 6.39 billion RPMs in April, up 6.6% over the year-ago period. Capacity climbed 5.1% to 8.25 billion ASMs and load factor gained 1.1 points to 77.5%. For the four months ended April 30, RPMs increased 10.1% to 245 billion, ASMs rose 4.3% to 31.83 billion and load factor jumped 4.1 points to 77%. For April, consolidated and mainline passenger RASM are estimated to have increased 2%-3% compared to April 2004. For March 2005, consolidated passenger RASM rose 4.6% ...

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