Great Lakes Airlines (Great Lakes Aviation) (Cheyenne) today (June 7) announced preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of May 2013.
|MAY 2013 AND YEAR TO DATE STATISTICS|
|Revenue Passenger Miles (000)||12,435||15,614||(20.4)%|
|Available Seat Miles (000)||31,605||34,991||(9.7)%|
|Load Factor||39.4%||44.6%||(5.2) pts|
|YTD 2013||YTD 2012||Change|
|Revenue Passenger Miles (000)||55,665||70,138||(20.6)%|
|Available Seat Miles (000)||150,968||163,503||(7.7)%|
|Load Factor||36.9%||42.9%||(6.0) pts|
For the year, the feeder airline suffered a 12.9 percent decline in passenger numbers for the period though the end of May.
The carrier provides Essential Air Service (EAS) throughout the Plains, Rocky Mountain and Four Corners areas (see map below). Great Lakes provides scheduled passenger service at 45 airports in thirteen states with a fleet of Embraer EMB-120 Brasilias and Beechcraft 1900D regional airliners.
Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Beech (Raytheon) 1900D N100UX (msn UE-100) promotes the ski destination of Telluride, Colorado.
Video: Flying into Telluride, Colorado on a Beech 1900D:
Route Map: Other than Ironwood, Michigan, none of the current GLA destinations touches on the Great Lakes. New name coming?