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US Airways Reports July Traffic Results

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US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced July and year-to-date 2012 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 6.0 billion, up 0.1 percent versus July 2011. Mainline capacity was 6.9 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 2.0 percent versus July 2011. Mainline passenger load factor was 86.7 percent for the month of July, down 1.6 points versus July 2011.

US Airways' President Scott Kirby said, "Our July consolidated (mainline and Express) passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased approximately one percent versus the same period last year. I would like to thank our 32,000 employees who, during the busy summer travel season, continue to set new records in nearly every operating metric we measure. This includes departure performance, completion factor, baggage handling and on-time performance. As a result of their commitment to operational excellence, our employees have earned approximately $10 million in operations-related incentive payments year-to-date."

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