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A4A Monthly Passenger Yield

The A4A Monthly Passenger Yield is the industry’s most current and real-time source of U.S. airline industry pricing. This data reflects the collective results for Alaska, American, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Southwest, United, Virgin America and their respective regional airline partners.


Passenger “yield” is a commonly used metric representing the average price paid by customers to fly one mile (revenue passenger mile or RPM). It is a key indicator of the price of air travel and is a passenger-weighted average expressed in cents. The results are expressed in nominal terms, are net of taxes and fees (which can be a substantial portion of an airline ticket), and are unadjusted for trip length.

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